Some TopComponents include the name of activated Node in their display name, for example Navigator or Properties windows. Such display name can be very long and in some cases a shorter window name is needed.
Created attachment 116255 [details]
proposed API changes
i'll intergrate the changes tomorrow
Integrated into 'main-golden', will be available in build *201203080400* on http://bits.netbeans.org/dev/nightly/ (upload may still be in progress)
User: S. Aubrecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Log: #209059 - TopComponent.getShortName()