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How to open a JAR file

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JAR files are very important as they are used by the leading programming language Java which was gotten released in 1995 across the world and developed by the Sun Microsoft. It is very easy to open a JAR file, just look through this article and will come to know how to open a JAR file.

Requirements:

If you are going to open a jar then you must meet these requirements such as:

  • JAR file
  • Internet access
  • Installed Java

How to open a JAR?

The easy but effective steps how to open a JAR file are described below.

  1. First download a free copy of the software Java and save it into your pc.
  2. Then click the file to install Java and follow the instructions what then comes one by one after double clicking on the application.
  3. Then go to the JAR which one you wanted to open. It should be in .jar form as extension.
  4. Then consider double click on the JAR file.
  5. If it is a compressed file then it’ll open and run by itself.
  6. But if it’s not a compressed file then you’ll have to right click on the Jar file.
  7. Select the option ‘open’ from the context menu. Then the packed or archived files will be unpacked.

You can also use the WinZip to open a JAR file if there is some Java programs in the JAR file.

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How to zip a folder

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There are so many reasons to zip a folder or file such as to save space on drive and it is easier to work with the zip files. That’s why you need to know how to zip a folder.

Alert

If you are going to zip an encrypted file then you need to know that many of your personal data from the zip file may destroy.

How to zip a folder

There are many ways how to zip a folder such as:

  • Zip one folder
  • Zip multiple folders
  • Add files to zip folder

This processes how to zip a folder are described below:

Zip one folder

If you want zip just one folder then just  make a right click on the zipped folder and choose the option ‘send to’ from the menu and then choose ‘compressed(zipped)folder’ from the submenu.

Then simply rename the folder pressing enter after writing the name in place of ‘New folder’

Zip multiple folders

Just choose the folders you want to zip together and send it to the compressed file as the upper way and rename it.

Add files to zip folder

You can also add file to a previously zipped folder. You just have to drag the folder or folders selecting them to the zipped folder. You can do it using mouse and you have to keep moving your selected folder until you see ‘+copy’. Then release the mouse button from the left click. By this way your file will be added to the zipped folder as a compressed or zipped file.

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How to screenshot on Mac

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Mac is not so complicated operating system and if you want to know how to screenshot on Mac then I’m here to help you. There are some easy steps to take screenshot on Mac and those are described below for you.

Different types of screenshot on Mac

  • Full screenshot
  • Partial screenshot
  • Manually screenshot

How to screenshot on Mac

The steps are different to take screenshot in those different types of screenshot. From them first two options are to take screenshot using keyboard and another if from menu bar. Those are given below:

Full screenshot

Press the button 3 holding down command and shift button together. Thus your screenshot will be saved into desktop and the name will be according to date and time.

Partial screenshot

You have to select the rectangle area using the cursor and then you have to press the button 4 holding down command and shift button together. Thus your screenshot will be saved into desktop and the name will be according to date and time.

Manually screenshot

Follow this command: File>Take Screen Shot>From Selection…/From Window…/From Entire Screen.

Thus you can save your capture as JPG, TIF, and PDF and so on.

How to copy paste to any editor

Follow any combination of steps from full screen and partial screenshot holding down the control button, this will save your capture to the clipboard. Then press V button holding down command button and this will paste your capture to the editor you’re using or you want.

These are the easy ways how to screenshot on Mac, follow them and you’ll get your desired capture.

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How to unzip a folder

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There may be so many files over internet which are zipped within a folder that you may be wanted to download or upload. For this purpose you need to understand the simple process how to unzip a folder.

Necessity of unzipping a folder

It is very necessary to know how to unzip a folder because of simplicity and easiness of using the unzipped element of a zipped folder. As it is an obvious that there will remain most of the downloaded file in zipped format, we have to learn how to unzip a folder.

How to unzip a folder

We can unzip a folder using WinZip software which is used to zip or unzip any folder or file. Complete instructions how to unzip a folder are given below.

  • First download the WinZip from its official site Winzip.com.
  • Then you have to install it into your PC.
  • Then download the zipped file as you want.
  • Make a double click on the icon of downloaded zipped the file.
  • When the alert box will appear to ask you whether you are sure of what you are doing and if you you understand the terms and conditions. Then click ‘agree’ of the winzip widow.
  • Next you have to select all the files from the zipped folder which you want to extract.
  • Then click the extract or unzip button to extract the files to a new folder of your desire.

Then you can go to the new folder or rename it by considering right clicking on the name of the

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How to compress files

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There rises different situation when we need to compress a lot of file together because of its taking less room on the memory and its easiness to send or use a lot of files together. So it is very important to know how to compress files on your pc.

Necessity of learning how to compress files

It’s important to know how to compress files because it may help you in different sectors of your online or offline work. As there need less place to store them, it also helps by lessening the efforts of managing space on memory or any drive.

How to compress files

The steps of compressing files together in a zipped folder are given below.

  • You have to select all the folders that you want to compress.
  • Then make a right click on the folder and choose the option ‘Send to’.
  • Then you have to choose ‘Compressed (zipped) folder’ from the submenu.
  • A new zipped or compressed file with one or more than that will be created.
  • You can rename it as you want by right clicking on the folder name.

Compressed files are really important to use several files together and this article tells you how to compress files, so follow the instruction and your compressed file will be ready to use anywhere.

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