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How to end Java Program?

Scott Kamen
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Joined: Apr 01, 2003
Posts: 15
I know this is incredibly easy and even though I'm not supposed to I still feel somewhat embarrassed asking it. How do you kill (quit) a java application? I had though that you could use kill(0); (or any number value) but I got a compile error. I did a quick look in the indexes of my books and on google but I didn't come up w/ anything. Could someone help me?
thanks,
-Scott
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
In simple circumstances, System.exit(int) should do it. So, would returning from the main method.


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Marilyn de Queiroz
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Joined: Jul 22, 2000
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If you are using a GUI (e.g. applet), you will need to use the System.exit that Dirk mentioned. Otherwise, the program should exit normally with no need for a specific command to exit.


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Francis Siu
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Joined: Jan 04, 2003
Posts: 867
Yes!
System.exit(0);
which can exit
and if your programme involves java swing of the GUI programme
you can type
setDefaultCloseOperation(WindowConstants.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
which also can quit the application.
thank you


Francis Siu
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Francis Siu
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Do you read it?
I hope that it can help you
 
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