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Thread: Calling jar from different directory

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    Default Calling jar from different directory

    I wanted to know if it was at all possible to have a jar (coded by me) in some directory use another jar (also coded by me) that is in a different directory.

    Example:

    Main jar path = C:/My Program/core

    Secondary jar path = C:/My Program/lib

    It is not a jar with pictures. Kind of like the secondary jar is an API for my program.

    Example:

    import net.myprogram.api.MyApiClass;

    public class MyProgram extends MyApiClass{
    ......
    }


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    Default Re: Calling jar from different directory

    The called jar needs to be on the classpath so the java program can the class files and resources that it contains.
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    Default Re: Calling jar from different directory

    I'm still new to Java, and I'm not sure how to do that.

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    Default Re: Calling jar from different directory

    See the doc for the java program: java - the Java application launcher
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