Java Swing Problems

Discussion in 'macOS' started by andrewheard, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. andrewheard macrumors regular

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    Hi,
    Today I went to load up FrostWire and I could see the application window but nothing inside. It also happens on any other java application. The problem is specific to my login though. Any ideas on what I can do? If you need to see a picture, just let me know.
     
  2. andrewheard thread starter macrumors regular

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    No one has any ideas as to where OS X stores its preference files or something?
     
  3. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Preferences are in Library->Preferences.

    However, if you're seeing Swing apps failing to function, I doubt that's a preference issue. If I read your original post correctly, this only happens on your account, but not on others on the same system?

    If you go to the Applications->Utilities folder, is there a Java folder? If so, what tools are in there? At least one should exist which allows you to specify settings.
     
  4. andrewheard thread starter macrumors regular

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    There is a Java folder but unfortunately those are Swing apps too. The Java 1.3 plugin settings thing works perfectly, the 1.4 is garbled and 1.5 doesn't work at all.
     
  5. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    You don't have a Utilities->Java->J2SE 5.0->Java Preferences app? That isn't Swing-based.
     
  6. andrewheard thread starter macrumors regular

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    I attached images of the different versions of java.
     

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  7. andrewheard thread starter macrumors regular

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    All of the java configuration apps that apple bundles are swing based. If you look inside of their package contents, you will see that there is a jar file.
     
  8. andrewheard thread starter macrumors regular

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    I just made a new account and copied my files into that to fix the problem. Thanks jsw for replying, its nice when someone acknowledges a post and at least tries to help.
     

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