jar file problems

Hi,
   I've just created a jar file.  Part of my app is to send an email.  I do this by using the following:
           
           String[] cmd = new String[7];

            cmd[0] = "cmd.exe" ;
            cmd[1] = "/C" ;
            cmd[2] = "mail_args.pl";
            cmd[3] = strToEmail;  
            cmd[4] = strFromEmail;            
            cmd[5] = strSubject;            
            cmd[6] = strEmailBody;    

            Runtime rt = Runtime.getRuntime();
            Process proc = rt.exec(cmd);

This is fine when I run the app not as a jar file but when I do I get the following error:
              'mail_args.pl' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

mail_args.pl is in the jar file.

Also in the app I have icons on the Title bar of the JFrame/JInternalFrames but when running the jar they dont
appear.

Anyone got any ideas?

thanks
V
Anyone have any ideas?
BourkeAsked:
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nesnemisCommented:
Hi Bourke,

you must make shure that mail_args.pl is in the directory youre in, if not use the commands cd\...etc

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objectsCommented:
you can't run a script out of your jar using exec()
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BourkeAuthor Commented:
I managed to sort out the image not displaying problem.

Would you know how to run a script in a jar without using exec?

thanks
V
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BourkeAuthor Commented:
Or any alternative solution?
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