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Posted by Jose Botella on August 11, 2000 at 5:10 PM

> I have the book "Thinking in Java" 2nd edition by Bruce Eckel
> but I can't figure out how to get the SWING examples to work.
> Compiler is having a problem with
> "import com.bruceeckel.swing.*;". I see the
> file in the swing directory but I really have no idea how to
> proceed. Please HELP! Thanks.

I think all the problems with import are due to an incorrect
classpath setting . For instance put the javac option -classpath
.;parent_dir_of_com , where com is the one that contains
Check you are not doing a silly thing as I discovered myself
doing: import only gives you the right to reference the object
without naming the packages, you must still write the actual
name of the object to send it a message ;-)


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