it will set my current dir (System.getProperty("user.dir")) to c:\user\ instead of the desired c:\user\SCJD\. My project relies on this path but since the specification allows this form, I'm at a loss on how to locate the root directory of my project (in this case c:\user\SCJD\)
I would expect your html help files to be packaged in the runme.jar and accessed through methods like getResourceAsStream(), like shown in this thread.
Or if you encounter to much trouble, you can just go for a external html user guide (or even a plain text version). There is no must requirement to include the help into your application.
Thanks for the replies Roel. I decided to just leave the helpfile inside the program, but give an error message when it can't be loaded and redirect the reader directly to the location.
Since it's not a must requirement: Problem solved
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