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Hello everyone,
I have a problem in my java code. Actualy, the java code has to connect to a MySQL database. For this, I have downloaded connector and got a jar file.
Now i copied that jar file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_07\lib and then set the classpath but still it java-compiler give ClassNotFoundException message for statement Class.forName("com.mysql.jdbc.Driver")
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Richard MacCutchan 2-Apr-12 10:36am    
Check the names and the exact spellings (upper/lower case). When you say the java-compiler gives this message do you really mean the Java runtime?

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add the lib directly to your project - make a folder "res" and inside there a folder "lib". That's common practice.

Then add the lib to your project (right click on Project -> properties -> build path -> libraries -> add...).

You can als add other files to that folder "res" like images, print templates, translation files and all stuff like that.
 
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