Bug 151870 - Shorten New File wizards
Shorten New File wizards
Status: NEW
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Window System
6.x
All All
: P3 (vote)
: TBD
Assigned To: issues@platform
issues@platform
: PLAN, UI
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-10-30 14:56 UTC by jrojcek
Modified: 2013-10-31 12:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
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Attachments
Proposal for a plain file creation. (21.48 KB, image/png)
2008-10-30 14:58 UTC, jrojcek
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Description jrojcek 2008-10-30 14:56:57 UTC
Currently to create a New File, the user needs to go through the template selection step, which is slow. In many cases it would be enough to type a file 
extension into a name field and NetBeans should determine what kind of file it is. E.g. typing "MyClass.java" clearly means the user wants to create a Java file. 
Similarly "index.html" means an html file.

See the original problem description written by Pavel Buzek:
http://wiki.netbeans.org/NewEmptyFile

I would suggest a slightly different approach for solution. See the attached screenshot.
Comment 1 jrojcek 2008-10-30 14:58:03 UTC
Created attachment 72915 [details]
Proposal for a plain file creation.
Comment 2 jrojcek 2008-10-30 14:58:52 UTC
This issue is related to issue # 151868.
Comment 3 jrojcek 2008-10-30 15:00:20 UTC
I'll file a separate issue for New Project wizards.


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