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Using Run [message #773532] Sun, 01 January 2012 22:55 Go to next message
Francisco Queirós is currently offline Francisco QueirósFriend
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Registered: January 2012
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Hello, Eclipse Community.

I am here, hoping to get some help on a matter.

To start off, I'm sort of a noob looking to learn Java and for that, I'm using Eclipse.

I've encountered something that is *really* bugging me. The problem is that every time I try to run a .class file, I click run, but then, Eclipse tries to run something that isn't selected, or that doesn't even exist!

I've posted a picture, showing what I mean. In the picture I got my file selected. I clicked to run it. But for some reason, Eclipse wants to run the whole project. And I really don't know how to change that. I really need some help here.

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Re: Using Run [message #773906 is a reply to message #773532] Mon, 02 January 2012 21:23 Go to previous message
Rylan Cottrell is currently offline Rylan CottrellFriend
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Registered: January 2012
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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Just right click on the java file and choose 'run as' select Java Application and it should default that execution for future clicks of the run button. Another tip is your classes should always start with a capital letter to follow the Java standard coding convention (
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