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is it possible to use the Extract API in JAVA without setting the PATH variable ?
I downloaded and extracted "extractapi-x64-2018-2-0" for Windows from https://onlinehelp.tableau.com/current/api/extract_api into "C:/Tab".
Now I am trying to set the path to the libraries(C:/Tab/bin) programmatically.
For example running
as expected returns the error:
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Unable to load library 'TableauHyperExtract': Native library (win32-x86-64/TableauHyperExtract.dll) not found in resource path
Now I am trying to set the path to the library directly with
Now my code looks like this
com.sun.jna.NativeLibrary.addSearchPath("TableauHyperExtract", "C:/Tab/bin"); com.tableausoftware.hyperextract.ExtractAPI.initialize(); com.tableausoftware.hyperextract.Extract extract = new Extract( "C:/myextracts/sampleextract.hyper" );
and it looks like the TableauHyperExtract.dll gets found.
But now I am getting the following error
com.tableausoftware.TableauException: hyperdstarter.exe is not on the environment path \\?\C:\Tab\bin\..\bin\hyper at com.tableausoftware.hyperextract.Extract.<init>(Unknown Source) at de.myproject.HyperSample.createExtract(HyperSample.java:65) at de.myproject.HyperSample.main(HyperSample.java:26)
Looking into C:\Tab\bin\hyper I can find the mentioned hyperdstarter.exe.
Has anybody come across the same Problem?(And maybe solved it?)
Or does anybody know if it is not possible by design to use the Extract API without setting the PATH variable ?
Thanks in advance