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Class file MIA

Peter Powers

Joined: Jan 10, 2013
Posts: 13

Ive created a simple applet in Eclipse, I need a Class file to run it in my browser. When I look in the file system all I can find is a .java. Where is the class file ?

Thanks in advance.
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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did you compile it?

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Peter Powers

Joined: Jan 10, 2013
Posts: 13
Yes I did it works fine in eclipse and runs in the eclipse window.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46320
In which case, Eclipse will have put it in a different folder. It defaults to putting .java files in a src folder and .class files elsewhere, maybe the classes folder.
Tony Docherty

Joined: Aug 07, 2007
Posts: 2830
That depends on where Eclipse is configured to put it. Normally there is a classes or bin folder in the project directory which contains the class file. If you still can't find it, go to the Eclipse package explorer window and right click on the project icon. From the menu select 'Build Path' then 'Configure Build Path'. In the dialog that opens select the 'Source' tab and look at the field at the bottom of the window labeled 'Default Output Folder'. This is where the class files are put.
Peter Powers

Joined: Jan 10, 2013
Posts: 13
Many thanks for the help found it in the bin.
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