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Hi experts,

I have a java program and two .properties files which are myResource.properties and myResource_ms_MY.properties. All there three files are in c:\myprogram folder.

The java program

import java.util.*;

public class ResourceBundleResearch
{
      public static void main(String[] args)
      {
            Locale locale1, locale2;
            ResourceBundle resourceBundle;
                  
            locale1 = Locale.getDefault();
            
            locale2 = new Locale("ms", "MY");

            resourceBundle = ResourceBundle.getBundle("myResource", locale2);
            System.out.println(resourceBundle.getString("Cancel"));


      }
}

myResources.properties

Cancel=CancelDetails
Enter=EnterDetails
Delete=DeleteDetails

myResources_ms_MY.properties

Cancel=Batal
Enter=Masuk
Delete=Padam

I have set the classpath to C:\myprogram

When i run the java program, i get

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: ResourceBundle

How can i rectify it? Thanks
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Question by:ricjava
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by:zzynx
ID: 12355514
ResourceBundle is part of the java sdk. Apparently that can't be found.
Have a thorough read of http://mindprod.com/jgloss/classpath.html
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by:grim_toaster
ID: 12355571
Which JDK are you using?  ResourceBundle has been around since JDK 1.1, do you have an older JDK installed that it's using?  To find out, at the command prompt do:

java -version

If you have an old one (possibly installed by windows), ensure that a newly downloaded versions location is first in the path.
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by:ricjava
ID: 12355574
i'm using jdk1.4
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Expert Comment

by:expertmb
ID: 12355585
there is no locale called "ms"
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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355607
zzynx - I don't have to do any with my classpath, isn't it? Since ResourceBundle is part of java API.......

Anyone can copy and paste my codes to run?
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by:ricjava
ID: 12355623
i thought "ms" is valid ISO lang code for malay and "MY" is valid iso code for Malaysia...........i'll check..
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by:zzynx
ID: 12355638
>>ResourceBundle is part of java API
Indeed. But apparently the java API classes can't be found.
And that has to do with your class path, yes.
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by:ricjava
ID: 12355662
expertmb - yes "ms" is a valid ISO language code in http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/related/iso639.txt

zzynx - remember that day i run the Properties class and that can be found. If properties can be found then why not ResourceBundle. They are from java api.

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by:ricjava
ID: 12355670
I thought classpath is set if we import any java classes that are not part of Java API.
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by:expertmb
ID: 12355681
this what i got when i ran your example

Exception in thread "main" java.util.MissingResourceException: Can't find bundle
 for base name myResource, locale ms_MY
        at java.util.ResourceBundle.throwMissingResourceException(ResourceBundle
.java:837)
        at java.util.ResourceBundle.getBundleImpl(ResourceBundle.java:806)
        at java.util.ResourceBundle.getBundle(ResourceBundle.java:577)
        at ResourceBundleResearch.main(ResourceBundleResearch.java:14)
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by:zzynx
ID: 12355685
>>I thought classpath is set
the class path is never set automatically.
>>remember that day i run the Properties class and that can be found.
Did you also run it
- the same way
- in c:\myprogram ?
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by:expertmb
ID: 12355690
>>When i run the java program, i get

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by:ricjava
ID: 12355708
zzynx - i was able to run Properties class that day without having any CLASSPATH created as env var in my computer.

Did you also run it
- the same way
- in c:\myprogram ?
absolutely.....

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Expert Comment

by:zzynx
ID: 12355711
How do you run it?
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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355726
i just run from C

C:\myprogram\java ResourceBundle

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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355730
hope this time my problem won't be a tougher exam question for students :)
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zzynx earned 200 total points
ID: 12355751
Try
        C:\myprogram\java -classpath . ResourceBundle
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Expert Comment

by:zzynx
ID: 12355761
>>just run from C
>>C:\myprogram\java ResourceBundle

I hope you meant

        C:\myprogram\java ResourceBundleResource            // Your class is called ResourceBundleRESOURCE !!!!

Then try
        C:\myprogram\java -classpath . ResourceBundleResource



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by:zzynx
ID: 12355768
I think that's your problem

Don't start it as

        C:\myprogram\java ResourceBundle

but as

        C:\myprogram\java ResourceBundleResource
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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355811
sorry.........i didn't start with

c:\myprogram\java ResourceBundle

but

c:\myprogram\java ResourceBundleResearch
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Expert Comment

by:zzynx
ID: 12355822
Did you already try

        C:\myprogram\java -classpath . ResourceBundleResource

?
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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355858
Thanks:)
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Expert Comment

by:zzynx
ID: 12355886
Thanks for accepting.

You see, the first link wasn't that bad ;°)
I quote:

     7. To run a HelloWorld.class app, in the default package in C:\MyDir, use
           CD \MyDir
           java.exe -classpath . HelloWorld

Btw, next time make sure you accept the right comment (ResourceBundleResource instead of ResourceBunde)
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Author Comment

by:ricjava
ID: 12355905
zzyn,

oh yes....should be your second last comment:)
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