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PATH Environment Variable?

Justin Groid
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Joined: Jul 07, 2012
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I have Headfirst Java. How do I "add an entry to your PATH environment variable that points to the /bin directory inside the main Java directory" ?
Campbell Ritchie
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Have a look at our FAQ, which I hope will answer your question.

And welcome to the Ranch
Nitish Bijalwan
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Joined: Jun 17, 2012
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Justin Groid wrote:I have Headfirst Java. How do I "add an entry to your PATH environment variable that points to the /bin directory inside the main Java directory" ?

Suppose my java jdk is install in this directory C:\Program Files\Java

Then click on my computer ,
select advance tab, in this select enviornment variable
a new window will appear with two frame - click on system variable here you will find PATH variable
Now click on PATH and then click on EDIT and just copy your java directory address until bin folder example:C:\Program Files\Java\bin and paste this
to PATH with this syntax:
;your_java_folder_address;

Note put ; before and after java path
fred rosenberger
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Nitish Bijalwan wrote:
Suppose my java jdk is install in this directory C:\Program Files\Java

Then click on my computer...

Note that these directions are worthless if the user doesn't use windows.


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Justin Groid
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Joined: Jul 07, 2012
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I use Windows and thanks guys I got it to work
Campbell Ritchie
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