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how to open a jar file

Samanthi perera
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i need to see inside the jar file .
How can i archive this ?
Mahesh Kedari
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Directly or through java program?
You can Use WinRar for extracting Jar files.

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Campbell Ritchie

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There is a lot in the Java™ Tutorials which you should find helpful. You will see from that link that a .jar is a special kind of .zip file, so any zipping program should be able to open them.
Rob Spoor

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There is an entire package for this: java.util.jar (which uses the package).

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I agree. Here's the link:
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