The floating and minimized state of a TopComponent is often being calculated from the name/type of the Mode it is docked to. I propose new API methods to simplify this.
Created attachment 121436 [details]
proposed API changes
Integrated into 'main-golden', will be available in build *201207060002* on http://bits.netbeans.org/dev/nightly/ (upload may still be in progress)
User: S. Aubrecht <email@example.com>
Log: #214854 - New methods to check/modify floating and minimize status of a TopComponent