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Hi,
I want to launch an executable when the user clicks on a swing button but am not sure of how to do this. Any ideas?

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import java.lang.Runtime;


String cmd = "cmd /c notepad.exe"
Runtime.getRuntime().exec(cmd);

Havent tested this, but it should do the trick.
 
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That's it. Thanks alot!
 
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