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my PATH evniroment variable to java binaries not work

ruben gouveia
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Joined: Nov 13, 2005
Posts: 5
machine: windows xp

I created an enviroment variable called javac. How do i start it. Do i do it from a windows command prompt? do i go to "start" "run" and then type % javac?

i tried typing in a windows command prompt C:\> % javac , but it didn't work, i got an not recognized program....yada yada yada error message.

its obvious i am a newbie. your help is appreciated.

thanks
ruben gouveia
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Joined: Nov 13, 2005
Posts: 5
go it to work. thanks
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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