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re: Is there a way to make the computer's native console (if there is one) appear in Java? VIEW POST

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re: What you can do is create a runnable JAR file. For that, you need to include a file MANIFEST.MF in the META-INF subfolder of you JAR file. IDEs lik...
 

I heard manifest.txt works too? Is this true? Thanks again for your help!

 

Sorry, there was a typo in my original comment that I corrected now. The correct name in the JAR file is MANIFEST.MF.

I guess what you are referring to is that you can specify a MANIFEST.txt as input to the jar tool, as documented in the Oracle docs. That's correct. But I think that inside the JAR file itself, the file name must be MANIFEST.MF.

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