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Newbie [message #1018923] Thu, 14 March 2013 17:43 Go to next message
Steve Sommers is currently offline Steve SommersFriend
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Registered: March 2013
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I'm brand new to Java and Eclipse. I just tried to follow the tutorial to create the HelloWorldSWT app and when I attempt to run it, I get the following error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Could not load SWT library. Reasons:
no swt-win32-4236 in java.library.path
no swt-win32 in java.library.path
Can't load library: C:\Users\Steve\.swt\lib\win32\x86_64\swt-win32-4236.dll
Can't load library: C:\Users\Steve\.swt\lib\win32\x86_64\swt-win32.dll

at org.eclipse.swt.internal.Library.loadLibrary(
at org.eclipse.swt.internal.Library.loadLibrary(
at org.eclipse.swt.internal.C.<clinit>(
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.<clinit>(
at HelloWorldSWT.main(

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Re: Newbie [message #1021321 is a reply to message #1018923] Tue, 19 March 2013 21:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wim Jongman is currently offline Wim JongmanFriend
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Hi Steve,

Welcome to Eclipse. We have an excellent "newcomer" forum for people who get started with Eclipse. They will help you address this problem.

Best regards,

Re: Newbie [message #1021385 is a reply to message #1018923] Wed, 20 March 2013 01:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Jonathan Yee is currently offline Jonathan YeeFriend
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Hi Steve,

In the Package Explorer, copy swt-win32-4236.dll in org.eclipse.swt... to C:\Users\Steve\.swt\lib\win32\x86_64. Also copy swt-awt-win32-4236.dll.

Re: Newbie [message #1067546 is a reply to message #1021385] Tue, 09 July 2013 09:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nikola .NET is currently offline Nikola .NETFriend
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Registered: July 2013
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Thanks Jonathan that works. Had the same problem as Steve but with swt-win32-4332
Re: Newbie [message #1079173 is a reply to message #1021385] Sun, 04 August 2013 05:48 Go to previous message
Ken Caron is currently offline Ken CaronFriend
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Registered: August 2013
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I (also new to eclipse and Java) had the same problem, but could not figure out how to do the copy with the package explorer. (I don't see swt-win32-4332 in the Package Explorer.) I went to the eclipse install directory (in my case c:/Program Files/eclipse) and used windows explorer to find the dll and copy it.

I'd be interested in how to do this in the Package Explorer.

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