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    I created an app and created a .jar file with all the needed files. I can double click on it in the destination folder and it will run. I emailed it to a friend and when he tries to run it he gets a java error that says cannot find main class. How do I make an executable or install the .jar file so
    it can be executed by clicking on a shortcut or by clicking on the .jar file?


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    Default Re: .jar executable

    Try to use JSmooth, it is a java executable wrapper.

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    Default Re: .jar executable

    Quote Originally Posted by namhm View Post
    Try to use JSmooth, it is a java executable wrapper.
    JSmooth is not necessary - your mileage may very.

    Did you modify the manifest folder to tell the JRE what class is the main class?
    See Lesson: Packaging Programs in JAR Files (The Java™ Tutorials > Deployment)

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