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Thread: Opening Documents in specific location using JButtons

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    Post Opening Documents in specific location using JButtons

    Hi All

    I have just signed up to the forum and hope you can help me with a java program to open Microsoft Documents, I donít want to edit these programs just yet.
    I have very little experience with Java having completed semester 1 last years and have done nothing since.
    I want the program to do the following - When I click onto a desktop icon it open a JPanel which has Four Buttons. Each button has to open a different document in different locations E.G. C:\word.docx, C:\Excel.xlsx etc. I can create a java basic application that will show the buttons but cannot get any further at the moment.
    I hope you can help me with this.


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    Default Re: Opening Documents in specific location using JButtons

    What have you tried? What problems do you get?

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    Default Re: Opening Documents in specific location using JButtons

    Look at the Desktop class to a way to open a file with the OS's chosen application.

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