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displays the Java console window and begins capturing output sent to the Java System.out and System.err streams.
captures only System.out.
captures only System.err.
  • To use ShowJavaConsole, you first need to load J/Link using Needs["JLink`"].
  • Anything written to these streams before ShowJavaConsole is first called will not appear, but subsequent output will be captured even if the window is closed and reopened.
  • Only the most recent 1000 lines of output are displayed.