Cosing an Application in Java

I know that the code to open an application is this::::::Runtime.getRntime().exec(C:Word.exe);
but how can i close an application in Java ???
casper_the_ghostAsked:
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Mikal613Commented:
System.exit();

should be:

System.exit(0);
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casper_the_ghostAuthor Commented:
Sowhen i close a word pplicationi just use System.exit()??? ow would my program know which aplication to close if have multiple program that's open??? Do i put the path of he appliation inside the exit method??
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Mikal613Commented:
can i close an application in Java  i thought you meant your own app

you have to use the windows api to do this.  To use the windows api, you have to call a dll function using JNI.

If you want to do this, here is what your exported native function would look like:

#include <windows.h>
#include <jni.h>
#include "JavaClass.h"

JNIEXPORT void JNICALL
Java_JavaClass_closeNotepad(JNIEnv *env, jobject obj)
{
    HWND wndHandle = FindWindow("Notepad",NULL);
    PostMessage(wndHandle,WM_CLOSE,0,0)
}

More info on JNI here
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/native1.1/stepbystep/index.html
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casper_the_ghostAuthor Commented:
this seemed like it's written in Visual Basic or C++....................do you have a sample code written in Java??
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ArkCommented:
javascript != java;
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