It is common for named query definitions to be formatted by breaking the query in multiple lines and concatenating strings so they become more readable. However, code completion inside them stops working when it is done.
Product Version = NetBeans IDE Dev (Build 20130626-ac93781533c7)
Operating System = Windows 7 version 6.1 running on amd64
Java; VM; Vendor = 1.7.0_07
Runtime = Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM 23.3-b01
yes, it's supported withing one literal only.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 212951 ***
*** Bug 232571 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***