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I want to open a file through a java program.The file should open in the system's default program.
for e.g.:a text file should open in notepad.
an image should open in default image viewer.

what are the possible ways of implementing this?

i want to write a function to which i will pass an object of class File and the function has to open the file.

thanks
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File file = new File("myFile.txt");

Desktop.getDesktop().open(file);
   
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ankit_khedekar 14-Aug-11 8:19am
   
thanks for your reply
this is working well for all files except mp3 files.the mp3 does not play and gives an exception"unspecified error".even the videos files open perfectly in the media player classic so why dont the mp3 files

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