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JUnit HTML Report With Ant And IntelliJ IDEA

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Hi,

I'm new to the whole Ant thing. In fact I'm new to JUnit too but I don't think that should be a problem. I'm wanted to created HTML reports with Ant as it is said here: http://junit.sourceforge.net/doc/faq/faq.htm#running_6

"   1.

      Ensure that Ant's optional.jar file is either in your CLASSPATH or exists in your $ANT_HOME/lib directory.
   2.

      Add an ANT property for the directory containing the HTML reports:
      <property name="test.reports" value="./reports" />
   3.

      Define the Ant task for running JUnit and generating reports:


<target name="test-html">
  <junit fork="yes" printsummary="no" haltonfailure="no">
    <batchtest fork="yes" todir="${test.reports}" >
      <fileset dir="${classes}">
        <include name="**/*Test.class" />
      </fileset>
    </batchtest>
    <formatter type="xml" />
    <classpath refid="test.classpath" />
  </junit>

  <junitreport todir="${test.reports}">
    <fileset dir="${test.reports}">
      <include name="TEST-*.xml" />
    </fileset>
    <report todir="${test.reports}" />
  </junitreport>
</target>

   4.

      Run the test:
      ant test-html"

I have added optional.jar from the IntelliJ IDEA\lib directory to the Additional Classpath List in the Build File Propertys. I have created a folder call "reports" in the same directory as the build.xml file and changed value="./reports" to value="reports".

I then copied in the code in step three. tot he build file and surrounded it by <project name="MyProject" default="test-html" basedir="."> and <\project> tags. This, however doesn't run (I am running it from the IntelliJ Ant Build thing). I have also added the tags:

<property name="src" value="src" />
<property name="lib" value="lib" />
<property name="classes" value="classes" />

Having never used Ant before I'm not sure what the problem is.  When I try to run this I get the error "Could not create class or type of type: junit" pointing to the "<junit fork="yes" printsummary="no" haltonfailure="no">" line.

If I add the target:

<target name="hello">
        <echo message="Hello"/>
</target>

that will run however.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

-Sam

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