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Hi,

How do you import SwingWorker? I can't compile my app, keeps complaining about this line:

import javax.swing.SwingWorker;

which I've taken from examples. I'm assuming it's because I have an old version of java or something?

Thanks
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by:ksivananth
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you should be having Java 1.6 to use SwingWorker!
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u can download it here

https://swingworker.dev.java.net/
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I have version 1.6, just downloaded it 1 minute ago. Is there something else I could be missing?
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by:ksivananth
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check java -version to know the verion you use for run/compile app!
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if it is different version, make sure you have installed 1.6 successfully and the path variable is updated accordingly!
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by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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Ok I am still pointing to javac here:

C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_09\bin\javac.exe

but I don't have a 1.6 jdk folder, just:

    C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03

and I don't see javac in there....
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then you would have downloaded JRE1.6 and installed. You have to download JDK1.6...
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ok, where does one get it?
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or, here you can choose from one...

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/?intcmp=1281
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wait - if i compile with 1.6, does that mean users that only have the 1.5.9 or whatever JDK won't be able to see my applets? I mena is this stuff backwards compatible?
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thats correct.

if you download just swingworker class and include that with your applet then your users will not need 1.6
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