setting up a quick launch icon?

Posted on 2007-07-28
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
Hello, I have created a small java swing app. To run this app I now open my netbeans IDE and run this  application. How do I set up a quick launch icon on my desktop to start this app without uisng my Netbeans IDE? Can someone help me out with this.? Thank you.

Question by:aej1973
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    you can write a script that initiate your swing application, example:

    java -jar mySwing.jar

    name this script file extension as .bat (window) or .sh(linux)

    put it in your desktop and you can choose whatever icon you like.

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