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How to open text file (.txt) included in Java Jar

 
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I need to open text file included in Java Jar but I have found that it is not possible. Also I have found that I have to extract this file to temp location before it can be used.

My code looks like this:



Commented lines I am considering not usable.

What is the best solution for this?

Thank you very much for your effort.
 
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Problem solved through coping file content to new temporary file.
 
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There shouldn't be a problem reading from the jar file. Here is an example



Then compile the code. Create a simple text file called test.txt.

Then create a simple text file named mainclass.txt with the following content



Then create the jar with the command

 
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