If you run into errors on installation, it’s because you skimmed through the introduction and did not disable SIP / rootless on the Mac. , see my new tutorial, How to enable About, Preferences, and Quit menu items on Mac OS and Java 9 and Java 10.To be clear, if you do not need Java, you should not install Java.
If you’re using older versions of Mac OS X, please read the content below for instructions on how to configure the About, Preferences, and Quit menu items on previous versions of Mac OS X).
We build a handler for the Mac OS X About, Quit, and Preferences events by extending the Mac Application Adapter class.
For example running lists all installed JDKs (both 1.6.* and 1.7.*) on my machine. What should I set JAVA_HOME to on OSX), I would still recommend adding the following line to your .bash_profile: i resolved this issue by re installing Yosemite and then cross check java version on terminal (java -version) and (javac -version) . It is not changing to java 7 as version 6 still present on (command n) libray.
El Capitan now protects certain system directories in "rootless" mode (a.k.a. It is applicable to mac OS Sierra, and probably new mac OS versions for the foreseeable future.
If not, see The only real magic in this class is in regards to the handle About method.
In that method we have to use the Application Event set Handled method to let the system know that we are handling this event by showing our own custom dialog.
As you can see from the source code below, when I handle the "Quit" event I close the application with System.exit; and when I receive an About or Preferences event, I display a dialog in response to those events. Application Event; /** * Mac * Copyright 2010, Alvin J. * * This file is part of the Desktop Shield application.
In your Java/Mac application you will handle these events differently, this is really all we have to do with the Mac Application Adapter class. This class implements the * Apple/Mac/Java Application Adapter class, specifically the handle Quit * method of that class, to help shut down this application properly.
package com.devdaily.desktopshield; import javax.swing. * * The Desktop Shield application is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by * the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or * (at your option) any later version.