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Applet to read text

Bahadir Mert Uzan
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Joined: Mar 27, 2009
Posts: 13
Hi there Java Gurus

I am bombing you with questions but I need help

I read a text file using a class called scanner and then build objects using the information(Text is in the same folder with class files)
Then I build a various list to send it into my JPanel.
Then I build an JApplet that holds my panel, when I start the project it runs smoothly but when i put into an html page
scanning class causes an error and cant find the text file.
I understand that this is a security feature of applets but how can I get rid of it.
My applet simply adds panel which uses 4 other objects and swing feautures and nothing more.
Also the web page is just this


Thanks and more thanks if you can send me codes
Ulf Dittmer
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Where is the file located? If it's on the client then you'll indeed need to sign the applet (see HowCanAnAppletReadFilesOnTheLocalFileSystem for details). If it's on the server -and it sounds more like that might be the case- then no signing is needed; see HelloServerFile for an example.


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Bahadir Mert Uzan
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Joined: Mar 27, 2009
Posts: 13
Thank you very much for the details. I though i was doing that by using different classes. I had my own class that does the scanning but they couldn't do it. Instead I follow server method and let applet read the file and send it to scanner.
 
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