Eclipse and JavaFX - Runnable Jar not running

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Mar 30 15:44:30 UTC 2021

On 30/03/2021 16:33, AmnoJeeuw wrote:
> I am trying to deploy a runnable jar for my JavaFX project, but after 
> a long research I have not been able to do so. Can anybody suggest a 
> link that shows hot to do create a JavaFX 15.0.1 runnable jar file 
> under Eclipse.
> This problem did not exist when using JavaFX 8.x, but now the runnable 
> just does not run, what am I doing wrong?
> I have seen some YouTube videos that show how to successfully do this, 
> but they are using IntelliJ, I would rather not switch to IntelliJ 
> 'cos I am fun of Eclipse. However, if switching to IntelliJ is the 
> only solution, I'd do so.
> Please see attached file for error report.

If the stack trace is to believed then it looks like the JavaFX classes 
are being loaded from the class path. I think the more recent JavaFX 
release has code to detect that. In any case, it would be better to this 
to the JavaFX or Eclipse mailing lists as I don't think this is a JDK issue.


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