Bug 20851

Summary: Explorer views added to Component Palette
Product: apisupport Reporter: Jesse Glick <jglick>
Component: TemplatesAssignee: Martin Kozeny <mkozeny>
Status: NEW --- QA Contact: issues <issues.netbeans.org>
Priority: P2 CC: jrechtacek, jtulach, markiewb, puce, santhosh, tboudreau
Version: 3.xKeywords: SIMPLEFIX
Target Milestone: TBD   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: request_for_contribution
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT Exception Report:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 23761    

Description Jesse Glick 2002-02-25 18:21:19 UTC
Kind of yucky--e.g. putting ContextTreeView w/ PropertySheetView will
not work, because they have different ideas of what selected vs.
context nodes should be for.

Also PropertyPanel should be supported nicely, somehow.
Comment 1 Jaroslav Tulach 2002-05-14 07:06:24 UTC
If you need a volunteer, I can help a bit.
Comment 2 Jesse Glick 2002-05-14 23:11:03 UTC
Sure, if you like. I think we need a new template category in
apisupport, "Explorer API", with a panel template (incl. .form file);
and palette beans for common views and I guess also PropertyPanel,
which might need some special property editors for its stuff (not clear).
Comment 3 Marek Grummich 2002-07-22 08:20:46 UTC
Target milestone was changed from '3.4' to TBD.
Comment 4 Jesse Glick 2003-03-10 16:53:26 UTC
*** Issue 31660 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 5 Jesse Glick 2011-10-31 14:26:28 UTC
*** Bug 153627 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Jesse Glick 2011-11-09 16:25:16 UTC
*** Bug 57644 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 mienamoo 2013-02-19 06:12:31 UTC
Here are the Explorer API components I would find really useful to have on the palette:

- BeanTreeView
- OutlineView
Comment 8 _ tboudreau 2013-02-19 06:19:40 UTC
FWIW, this would be trivial to do in an external module.
Comment 9 mienamoo 2013-02-19 06:24:42 UTC
(In reply to comment #8)
> FWIW, this would be trivial to do in an external module.

Agreed. But with very little effort it could be a good addition to the IDE itself. It would improve usability and visibility of these very powerful components.
Comment 10 mienamoo 2013-02-19 09:57:29 UTC
Votes + duplicates > 10. Marking as P2. :)
Comment 11 markiewb 2013-02-19 22:04:40 UTC
+1: It would be useful.
Comment 12 markiewb 2013-03-11 22:54:44 UTC
Should be easy. You could even add them manually - see http://netbeansrcp.wordpress.com/2009/04/01/adding-explorer-components-into-the-netbeans-palette/

Any volunteers?
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