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Cannot find or load main class upon deployment

Cannot find or load main class upon deployment

Cannot find or load main class upon deployment

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I created a standalone java desktop application using netbeans. It works on my pc both in the IDE and without the IDE. The issue is when I put all of the objects that are in the project folder into a zip file and email it. When the pc tries to use the executable jar file it comes back saying "Cannot Find or Load Main Class". I assume that I am not sending everything that is needed but since it does run on my pc without issue. I am sure that the class is in the zip file that I emailed.


Netbeans project properties/run/Main Class: My.ratecalculator.RateCalculatorUI
(which is located within the project folder) so I'm not sure what the issue is other than being new to this. Any help or direction to resolving the issue is greatly appreciated.

RE: Cannot find or load main class upon deployment

You need to have a manifest, and set the Main-Class property there: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/deployment/jar/appman.html

RE: Cannot find or load main class upon deployment

And maybe also set the classpath to add the current folder .

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