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Where do I unzip API Doc to?

Will Blanc
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I've downloaded/installed JavaJDK6

I've also DL'ed JDK6 Docs b/c it had the API Documentation (and the book I'm reading -- Head First Java -- says I need that.

Where do I unzip (or place) the API Documentation?

Thanks,
Will
Bear Bibeault
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"Will Somebody", please check your private messages for an important administrative matter.


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Bear Bibeault
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Originally posted by Will Somebody:
Where do I unzip (or place) the API Documentation?
Wherever you'd like. Then just open the index.html file in the root folder in your browser.
Campbell Ritchie
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If you are online you read the API documentation here. A downloaded version for offline use is probably useful however. Where did you get your zip version from? I was looking for it the other day and couldn't seem to find it.
Jesper de Jong
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Campbell, you can download the JDK documentation from the Java SE download page. Scroll down to "Java SE 6 Documentation" and click the Download button to the right of it. It's a big download (50 MB or so).


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Campbell Ritchie
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Thank you very much Jesper. I have got it. I also now have a decent download speed (>500kB/sec) so it only took two minutes to download. Thank you again.
 
 
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