Oct 03

The Desktop class was added in Java 6 to handle launching associated applications on the native desktop.

Following shows how to launch the default mail application and open a mail composing window.

Desktop desktop = Desktop.getDesktop();
desktop.mail();

Or you can use a mailto: URI to also fill out the address field.

Desktop desktop = Desktop.getDesktop();
desktop.mail(new URI("mailto:someone@acme.com"));

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Oct 03

The Desktop class was added in Java 6 to handle launching associated applications on the native desktop.

Following shows how to print a file with the associated native printing facility.

File file = new File("/tmp/file.txt");
Desktop desktop = Desktop.getDesktop();
desktop.print(file);

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Oct 03

The Desktop class was added in Java 6 to handle launching associated applications on the native desktop.

Following shows how to launch the associated application to open a file.

File file = new File("/tmp/file.txt");
Desktop desktop = Desktop.getDesktop();
desktop.open(file);

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