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Whenever you start Java application from a batch file or a Windows shortcut using command
   java MainClassName
you get the console window along with any windows that Java might open. For a shortcut it is easy to run this console window in minimized mode so that it is visible only on a toolbar.

My question: is it possible to get rid of the console window entirely or at list remove it from the Windows toolbar?
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fadl earned 30 total points
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Yes, use
javaw.exe instead of java.exe in your shortcut
HTH
MIchal

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What exactly is javaw? I could not find any documentation in JDK docs.
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by:fadl
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It's just java.exe without DOS prompt attached to
System.out and
System.err

I don't understand what you would like to be seeing in
documentation. Its platform specific. {:)

I use java Main.class 2>/dev/null 1>/dev/null on Unix to
achieve the same thing.
Michal

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by:msmolyak
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Michal, thank you for an answer. All I would like to see in documentation is that "javaw is java.exe without DOS prompt attached to System.out and System.err". How can I use it without knowing that it exists.
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by:fadl
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Just FYI, my friend told me that {:)
I am proud to be Platform independent with my Java
code {:) We develop on Solaris/Linux and W95.

Win* OSs tends to be the most fuzzy and buggy thing under the
Sun {:)
Michal

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