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From David Rogers <davidellisrog...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problem integrating Apache POI into NetBeans
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:40:08 GMT
Thanks VERY  much.  I will work it.

I really appreciate your help; I retired from Boeing in 1995 an am very
rusty.

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 3:17 AM, Mark Beardsley <markbrdsly@tiscali.co.uk>wrote:

> I always add the JA files one at a time, never using the add folder option
> simply because I have never tried it.
>
> So, as you said in your previous entry, select the Libraries entry in the
> Project tab and then add JAR/Folder. This time, though, do not add the
> folder but each of the JAR files directly - I cannot remember off of the
> top
> of my head exactly which one/s you need at the moment but think it will
> only
> be the scratchpad if you are working with HWPF.
>
> Do NOT do anything else. This is all I ever have to do to configure the
> project to use an external library. Do not set the classpath; you should
> not
> need to do so. NetBeans will take care of all internal comfiguration from
> the paths of/to your libraries.
>
> Now try to compile the application and see what happens.
>
> As to what you need to do at compile time, well NetBeans will build an
> application for you - you should see a dist sub-folder within your project
> folder. Navigate your way to this and you ought to find a file with the
> name
> of readme.txt. Open this and it will contain all the information you need
> explaining how to distribute the application. NetBeans should have created
> for you an executable java archive containing your applications classes and
> bundled up any and all necessary external libraries into the associated lib
> folder.
>
> If you continue to have problems, let me know and I will put together a
> simple project that I can post to you to have a look at.
>
> Yours
>
> Mark B
>
>
>
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