I'm very new to java so be gentle :-)
Over Christmas I wrote a little self test desktop application for Chinese vocabulary.
I'm using Netbeans 7.3 beta 2 and all is fine.
I can clearly see simplified chinese characters as next: ?
However if I try to run it from the jar
C:\Users\mcasspj.DS\Documents\NetBeansProjects>java -jar .\Chinese1\dist\Chinese1.jar
it doesn't seem to recognise UTF and instead of Chinese characters I get: