JavaFX with Eclipse and JDK9

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Fri May 27 14:13:36 UTC 2016

Where did you download it from? What build is it (i.e., what is the 
output of "java -version")? Can you run "java -listmods" and see whether 
the javafx.* modules are there?

-- Kevin

Dr. Michael Paus wrote:
> I recently tried to get a JavaFX application running with the latest 
> EA build of JDK9 from
> within Eclipse but I failed. Can anybody on this list tell me what I 
> have to do to get that
> working? I have the latest milestone release of Eclipse Neon installed 
> together with the
> latest JDK9 and I have also installed the Java 9 Support (BETA) for 
> Neon. I also installed
> e(fx)clipse if that should matter. The problem is that I cannot access 
> any of the JavaFX
> packages. I even added a file to the project which 
> explicitly requires the
> JavaFX modules but nothing helped so far. The JRE System Library only 
> contains the modules
> which are in the java.* namespace but none of the other modules 
> especially the javafx.*
> modules and I don't find any option to add these. Did anybody ever try 
> this and succeeded?
> Thanks, Michael

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