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opening a PDF file

 
miguel lisboa
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i dont know why this code doesnt give an error but also doesnt open the pdf file
can anyone please help me?
(the file is in the right path)
 
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A must-read about Runtime.exec: here.
 
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You might consider this method:

which has made that Windows hack obsolete.
 
miguel lisboa
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Paul Clapham wrote:You might consider this method:

which has made that Windows hack obsolete.


thank you, Paul

but now i've another problem: if my path has spaces in it, it wont work:
Errorjava.lang.IllegalArgumentException: The file: C:\Documents and Settings\...\C.pdf doesn't exist.

is there any workaround for this situation?
 
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Hi miguel, I had the same problem while writing a program in C++, there I used
c:\\progra~1\\java\\jre6\\lib\\ext\\jxl.jar
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I don't know how far it will work in Java.
I wrote that program to copy my Java files to respective directories as a part of installing my application on the clients system.
 
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Put the file name inside double quotes to work around the space problem
 
miguel lisboa
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thanks
 
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