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ImageIcon icon = new ImageIcon(iconPath) is the way I use to gat an icon from a system folder, assuming that iconPath maybe something like "icons//myicon.gif" relative to the root path of application. It works, but when I embedd the icons dir in a jar an try to get it as resource I'm unable to get as system file or the contraty....
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I would put an

/images

entry at the root of your jar. You can then do


ImageIcon icon = new ImageIcon(getClass().getResource("/images/myicon.gif"));

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:-)

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right! :)
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