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    Exclamation how to compile your .java files

    how to compile your .java files with: "Java SE Development Kit 7"


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    Default Re: how to compile your .java files

    i have jdk 7, and when i run javac.exe with my .java file as argument and then when i look in the folder where my .java file was ther is no class file!!!
    btw when i type in cmd javac C:\test\les1.java it says that it isn't a command

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    Default Re: how to compile your .java files

    How are you running javac?
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    Default Re: how to compile your .java files

    just typing in command promt
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    but it says it isn't a command
    i do it by "run" and it doesn't create a .class file

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    Default Re: how to compile your .java files

    At the very top of the page I sent you, there's a link to this, which explains exactly what's going on: Lesson: Common Problems (and Their Solutions) (The Java™ Tutorials > Getting Started)
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    Default Re: how to compile your .java files

    when i type in cmd javac C:\test\les1.java it says that it isn't a command
    It's surely not a command.

    First, cd to the directory where your .java exists. Then compile it.

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