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Thread: method to launch a jar file

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    Default method to launch a jar file

    Idk were exactly to put this thread but its a question so im putting it here.

    What i'm trying to do is have a method inside my program that will launch a jar file but idk how to go about doing this and idk what to search for on google so i came here.

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    Default Re: method to launch a jar file

    If you want to launch a program (e.g. an executable jar) in the native OS, use Runtime.exec(..).

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    Default Re: method to launch a jar file

    Also look at the Desktop class. It might work. I have not tried it.

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