This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
No. Or at least, some clever Java programmer could probably figure out some clever way of doing that, but there really isn't any point in doing it. At least, not if "to start a jar" means what you're doing at the command line when you type "java -jar thingy.jar".
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
subject: Error - "no main manifest attribute in jar"