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    praveen.kb is offline Member
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    Question Load class file which resides in local path c:\


    I wanted to load and run class file residing under local path from my project.
    I am using Class.forName() to accomplish this. Its successfully loading if the the class resides within package.But the class file has to be kept in local drive say C:\
    I tried this way..
    Class _class2 = Class.forName("C:/HelloWorld");
    Where HelloWorld is a class residing in C:\

    How can i approach this? Is this way wrong? Do i need to use some other way? Please help.

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    Read the API doc for the forName() method. It takes a class name, not a path.
    Look at the getResource() method
    Or perhaps you need a custom class loader

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