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Netbeans continually prompts to reload / overwrite files on samba share

This is something that has been bugging me for ages. When running Netbeans on windows (I've seen this problem in netbeans from before version 7 and in version 8.0) and saving files on a samba share ...
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Touch scrolling on Netbeans IDE

I've just installed Netbeans on my Surface Pro and got everything set up (larger font sizes ftw) but was wondering if there's any way to scroll through the text editor using the touch screen? At the ...
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OS on spinning drive, programs on SSD, will I see performance gains?

My work laptop runs windows 7 professional on a 7200rpm drive, which I feel is a bottle neck. Two programs I frequently use (they are always open) are Netbeans and Outlook, which seem to enjoy ...
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Is it possible to run NetBeans installed in Windows to run on Ubuntu

My system was running on windows 8. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.10 to my system without removing windows. Due to some problems now I can't boot Windows. But Ubuntu is working fine. I was doing a ...
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Netbeans Subversion org.apache.subversion.javahl.ClientException: E160013:

I was just switching my OS from Windows to Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using Netbeans to write my Programs. When trying to commit changes to Subversion I'm getting following error: ...
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Netbeans, how to move grayed out GUI button action methods in source code?

In the netbeans GUI designer when you double click on a button (or other component) it will instantly switch over the source code and create an action event method for that component. This method is ...
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How can I change the formatting preview in Netbeans?

Netbeans has a configurable source code formatter, but the code in the preview area does not cover all cases. Can I change the contents of the preview area?
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Netbeans 6.5.1 fails installation on Mac OS X 10.8.4 Mountain Lion

Hello there I am trying to install netbeans 6.5.1 on Mac OS X 10.8.4 but it keeps giving me this error: http://i.stack.imgur.com/C5lM2.png the image is not mine but it's the same error sorry I can't ...
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Use Netbeans or Eclipse as a GDB front end

Is it possible to use Netbeans or Eclipse as a GDB front end to debug a non-Netbeans or non-Eclipse project? Thanks!
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IntelliJ form snapshot functionality cannot find GroupLayout layout manager

I am trying to import a NetBeans project consisting of a swing GUI with a few other classes. The GUI has a GroupLayout layout manager in place from NetBeans along with a .form file. I am trying to ...
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How can I make a NetBeans search for HTML that includes odd white space?

For example, for code with lots of snippets like this: <section> <p><b>test</b></p> </section> I want to be able to search for: <section> ...
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Disable auto copying of selected text in NetBeans

I'm using NetBeans on Ubuntu. When I select text, it's automatically copied to the clipboard. How can I disable this?
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How can I do Netbeans to ask for Open Project at startup?

Every time I start Netbeans, it opens the last project group I used. I want to start Netbeans and select which project group to open. Any advice? Thanks!
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Cant set default program to open file type in Ubuntu

I have netbeans installed on ubuntu. In netbeans I can go file, open file, and then navigate to the type of file I want to open (in my case a .php file). However if I go to a php file in a folder I ...
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Changing default variables in Netbeans Templates

I am working with Netbeans. I want change templates there. There is some variables that are been set as default. How can I change them? For example: ${user} , "${project.licensePath}
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Netbeans comment vars

How can I know about full list of comments operations for Netbeans? I saw @var @param and @return. What is the difference between /* and /** ? How can I find tutorials about Netbeans comments variable ...
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Can search find files within unexpanded folders in Netbeans projects sidebar?

In the Projects sidebar of Netbeans, when you start typing letters a partial name match is done on files being displayed the sidebar (a sort of quickfind just by typing, not the ctrl+f find dialog ...
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netbeans arch linux package builders

Does anyone know of a way to configure netbeans on arch linux to build arch packages (*.tar.gz), RPMs and DEBs? I don't really want to go through the hassle of manually installing the rpm and dpkg ...
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Is it possible to install NetBeans under Guest account in Windows 7?

Is it possible to install NetBeans under Guest account in Windows 7? I need to install NetBeans in Windows 7. It's extremely urgent and when I say urgent I mean urgent... I only need to install it ...
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In NetBeans, how to change the colors of the hint tooltips

I use a dark theme for my desktop and for Netbeans, but the hint tooltip in NetBeans are displayed with white background and grey foreground. I really need to change them because it's unreadable with ...
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Cursor blinks and no copy paste works in Windows 7

From few days i'm experiencing weird issue with my system. My cursor keeps on blinking and copy paste doesn't works. I copy and when i go to paste, i find paste option is disable. Interesting thing is ...
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Import Netbeans 7.1 Settings and Profiles to 7.3

Netbeans 7.1 has been acting a bit crazy lately. Cannot use the search and some other functions all of a sudden despite reinstalling and troubleshooting for quite a while. I installed 7.3 but none of ...
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Netbeans source tabs missing

I install fresh NB 7.3 and when create new php project source tab is missing. I create in source files new file index.php and when double click on index.php he show me history. No source tab for ...
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Make Netbeans IDE use latest VM

I've got Java 1.7.0u25 installed on my system, but according to the About dialogue, Netbeans is running under 1.7.0u17. I'm having some minor but really annoying issues such as the delete key ...
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Cannot uninstall netbeans 7.3? On windows 8?

I have netbeans 7.3 installed on my laptop, and it is really bugging me because I cannot uninstall it! If I try to remove it from windows 8 add/remove programs, I get the error; The specified target ...
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Is there a way to minimize tabs or groups of tabs in Netbeans?

I am working on a few projects in Netbeans 7.2 and was wondering if it is possible to minimize tabs that I am working on? For example, I will be working on a project with say 10 tabs opened and I ...
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How to open a Cygwin shell at a specific directory from Netbeans?

I've tried using QuickOpener with the command: C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -e cd `cygpath "${currentFolder}"` but it just opens a window saying: cd: No such file or directory.
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How to use code repo so that same user from multiple PCs can access it in Netbeans IDE

I am planning to work on a software project using Netbeans-- now I want to work across multiple PCs - how can I set up Netbeans and the Git/Mercurial repo so that I can for eg-- make code changes in ...
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NetBeans + MinGW + C - file not found

I have installed NetBeans 7.3 (twice this day), and installed MinGW (many times today). My OS Win 7 64 I tried to install MinGW with MSYS, tried MinGW with MSYS and MinGW DT, MinGW without MSYS, ...
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Linux Mint: invisible white-on-white menu items

Linux Mint 14 Nadia (and possibly older versions as well) displays the text of some menu items in the same colour as the menu background, rendering the menu item impossible to read, unless hovered ...
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What's the shortcut to move a line up in Netbeans

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut to move a line up or down. Equivalent to Eclipe's Alt+up/Alt+down. http://wiki.eclipse.org/FAQ_What_editor_keyboard_shortcuts_are_available%3F I can't seem to ...
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Netbeans Navigator Open Path

Im using Netbeans 7.3 at the moment, I've used it since 6.5 I believe. In the Navigator "Projects" tab, is it possible to open up your File Browser such as Windows Explorer from there by right ...
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Ant error after installing NetBeans 7.3 in Lubuntu

I have NetBeans 7.01 from Debian repository - all works. I have problem with NetBeans 7.3 from official site (installed at the same machine) - I can't compile anything: ERROR - Ant is ...
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How do you make X11 display over ssh connections faster?

I have installed netbeans on a remote Solaris machine. When I try to access it over a VPN, the UI is rendered really slowly. I use ssh command with -X option on my local system to connect to the ...
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PHP files in an HTML5 project

I created a HTML5 Project using Netbeans 7.3, but sometimes I need to run PHP code when testing locally. How do I run PHP code when testing my project locally? The default Netbeans testing URL is ...
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How I can make GUI of Netbeans look darker?

I have sensitive eyes. It is important for me - having everything dark in my monitor. For example, this is my Eclipse. How I can make Netbeans good for my eyes? I work under Linux, Lubuntu. Thank you ...
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How can I change the background color of scriptlets in Netbeans?

When editing JSPs in Netbeans, the scriptlets and JavaScript sections are both highlighted the same color, which is a little visually confusing. Is there any way to modify the color scheme so that ...
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Code management on Amazon EC2 with SVN and IDE

I was looking for a solution to a generic issue most developers might be facing. I have a PHP Application running locally on WAMP which I wish to deploy to Amazon AWS. I currently manage version ...
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Cannot save changed profile in Netbeans

I am tring to chang fonts and colors in Netbeans by tools > options > fonts & colors When I close netbeans, all changed fonts and colors would be deleted and restarting netbeans will be same as ...
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Giving write permission to a directory linux

I have a strange problem. I gave a directory ci with chmod 777 ci permission. The ls -l command shows drwxrwxrwx. 5 root root 4096 Jan 1 18:08 ci But when I tried to create a file innetbeans, it ...
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Netbean PHP code completion navigation without using arrow keys

I tends to use arrow keys to navigate throw list of code hinting suggested by Netbeans. Problem is this happens too often that I feel it's much better to use some keys under my hands (which is not far ...
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Tabstop in jVi (NetBeans)

I find the default value (8) for tabstop is too much, so I tried to :set ts=4, but it doesnt work for me. :set all show the tabstop=4 value, but when I close a tab and open it again, ts is reset to be ...
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Error in starting NetBeans IDE.

I am using net beans 6.0.1. There is an error when starting it. Error is; A java.lang.IllegalArgumentException exception has occurred. Please report this at ...
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How can I Change Netbeans' Highlight Color?

On double click, NetBeans highlights all occurrences of a variable. How can I change this color? I've played with Tools->Options->Fonts & Colors, but can not find element responsible for this.
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Start Netbeans with specified jdkhome

I want to specify the JDK to run NetBeans on. I have the shortcut of Netbeans on the desktop and have this as the target: "D:\Program Files\NetBeans 7.3 Beta\bin\netbeans64.exe" --jdkhome "e:\Program ...
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How to quickly type “->” in Netbeans for PHP

Almost C++ IDE know when they should turn the "." to "->", but with some off my PHP IDE they don't. For example: $f = new Foo; $f. // will not turn to $f-> Is there any trick for do that in ...
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Open all editors in the same window in netbeans

In netbeans, all editors used to open in the same window. For example, if I double click a file in the project explorer, or double click a file from a search result, or from a subversion "show changes ...
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Commenting Highlighted code in Netbeans

Using the latest version of Netbeans and trying to use the toggle comment button to comment out only the highlighted text, but netbeans ends up commenting out the entire line of CSS code. Is there ...
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How to change SVN server IP address in client system after a checkout?

When I checkout my project into my local system the IP address of SVN server is 192.168.5.x. Because I have a DHCP server in my network, now the SVN IP changes to 192.168.5.y. When I try to commit I ...
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Handling multiple sets of projects in Netbeans

I like Netbeans. More than Eclipse. More than XCode. At work, I deal with multiple departments, each with their own set of code that is represented in Netbeans as 10-20 Projects. Since I switch ...