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a small GUI question

 
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Hi,

I have a button, and when I click it, I want to open a file (txt or html) in the local filesystem. In the ActionPerformed method, I don't know use which class to open this file and show the contents, can anyone give me a hint? thanks in advance.
 
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JFileChooser
 
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thanks. I know I can use JFileChooser to select a file, but how to display the contents of this file, I mean use notepad or IE to open a file.
 
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You could use a JTextArea for the text. Are you going to simply display the file or are they going to edit it?

Regards,
Aaron R>
 
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thanks, just for display, I'll try what you suggested. But I am still wondering if there is any way to call native application to open a file.
 
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