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.
The moose likes JavaFX and the fly likes Checking Paths in JavaFX Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JavaFX
Bookmark "Checking Paths in JavaFX" Watch "Checking Paths in JavaFX" New topic

Checking Paths in JavaFX

Jim Anderson

Joined: Apr 19, 2013
Posts: 15

I get a “JavaFX Launcher Error”, “Exception while running Application” when I run a wizard created program. Based on Q&A on the Web, I think my problem may be due to the JAVAFX Path settings. When I go to Tools>>Java Platforms>>"Default JavaFX Platform">>JavaFX Tab, I find only "JavaSE" >> JDK1.7. There's no Path to JavaFX.

John Damien Smith
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 26, 2012
Posts: 213
I advise using Java 8 and NetBeans 7.4.

In Oracle Java 8, JavaFX is on the default runtime classpath (unlike in previous versions).
In NetBeans 7.4 they completely reworked the JavaFX platform stuff (to remove it as it was unnecessary and confusing).

You can get NetBeans 7.4 from:

You can get Java 8 from:
John Damien Smith
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 26, 2012
Posts: 213
If you are using NetBeans 7.3, you can run through the following instructions to setup a JavaFX platform.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
subject: Checking Paths in JavaFX
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition