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How to call an executable (.exe) from java

 
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Hi,
Can anybody tell me , how to make a call to an executable (.exe) file from within java program.
ThanX
 
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Hi Vipin,
If I understand your question correctly, then I think that the following article will answer your question (if you haven't already seen it :-)
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-12-2000/jw-1229-traps.html
Hope this helps you.
Good Luck,
Avi.
 
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Runtime.getRuntime().exec("notepad.exe");
 
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It looks like Cindy may not have read that article
 
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Works fine for me, even after reading the article .
Try it:

Of course is spawns a new process that is independant and has no interaction back with the calling java code, but then - that was not actually the question.
[ January 15, 2003: Message edited by: Cindy Glass ]
 
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