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Bug 26200 - Select LnF policy for platform in apisupport wizard (was: Way to select LnF from the GUI)
Select LnF policy for platform in apisupport wizard (was: Way to select LnF f...
Status: NEW
Product: apisupport
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Project
All Other
: P3 (vote)
Assigned To: Martin Kozeny
: UI
Depends on:
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Reported: 2002-08-01 21:24 UTC by Maya Venkatraman
Modified: 2013-02-14 13:17 UTC (History)
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Description Maya Venkatraman 2002-08-01 21:24:10 UTC
It would be nice to have a way to use the GUI to 
select the LnF. Perhaps Chrises options 
proposal covers this. 

Folks on the mailing lists seem interested in 
trying out various skins. Someone recently 
posted that they were going to create a 
module that would allow them to 
specify LnF at runtime for a product 
using the NetBeans platform. Would be nice
to have something like that for the IDE 
as well.
Comment 1 Marian Mirilovic 2005-11-08 09:48:43 UTC
I know there were an attempts to do it, I am not sure what was the result ...
Comment 2 David Simonek 2008-10-16 16:25:06 UTC
For IDE, we settled on strictly following L&F which imitates "native" feeling, no selection of L&Fs from GUI, sorry.

But for NB platform, it makes good sense to add option for L&F policy ("native" x "cros platform" x 3rd party)

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