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Where to park my abc.wav file in the Netbeans IDE

 
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I've got a nice little app done with a wav file to make a noise.

Now I'd like to clean & build the whole thing into MyApp.jar with NetBeans.

Problem is.....where do I put my abc.wav file? Must I modify an xml for this?

 
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First create a new Java package like com.dave.elwood.resource.sounds within your main project. Then just copy/paste 'abc.wav' file into that new package.
 
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You also need to remember, while access packaged resources in a jar, you should be accessing the using getClass().getResource()
 
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Okay, I put my Bang.wav into a seperate package, "Resources"



and this doesn't compile.....what to do??
 
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Dave Elwood wrote:
and this doesn't compile.....what to do??


What error message did you get?
 
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Correction - it compiles and builds but when running this comes out :


the line MyWidgets.MyPanel.makeCrashSound(MyPanel.java:1337) is the line after :


the getResourceAsString(....) returns a null so the next line (line 1337) it hit with NullPointerException

This is a jpg of my resource tree structure
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Bang.wav parked in a Resources package
 
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Is the file really called resources.bang.wav ? Or is the file situated under resources/bang.wav?

 
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It is this : resources/bang.wav

Here is the real file tree structure....under the folder resources is bang.wav

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file structure
 
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Dave Elwood wrote:It is this : resources/bang.wav


So use Resources/Bang.wav, not Resources.Bang.wav.
 
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Dave Elwood wrote:It is this : resources/bang.wav



What I meant to hint to you was check your code. Are you trying to load the same file in the code?
Do you think Resources.bang.wav and resources/bang.wav are the same?
 
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Do you think Resources.bang.wav and resources/bang.wav are the same?



which one of you told me this? :

First create a new Java package like com.dave.elwood.resource.sounds within your main project. Then just copy/paste 'abc.wav' file into that new package.



it works :
InputStream in = this.getClass().getResourceAsStream("../Resources/Bang.wav");

Thanks guys.
 
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