[nbusers] Option to exclude non-project classes from go-to-type list

  • From: Thomas Wolf < >
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  • Subject: [nbusers] Option to exclude non-project classes from go-to-type list
  • Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 09:56:02 -0500
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Mornin' everyone,

In 2009, fommil opened this enhancement bug for me:
        http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162471
It had a target of 6.8 but was never worked on. Fommil even volunteered to 
work on it provided I got 5 votes.  Does he still work at netbeans?  If so, 
can someone vote for this bug - as it currently is one shy :-)

This feature would be useful to pretty much everyone: people who have 
multiple projects open where they might have multiple versions/revisions of 
same class; people who work on a single large project with lots of 
third-party libraries where the third-party library class names are the same 
as the project's.

Related to this feature, I found this even older one from 2008:
        http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=154943
It asks that code completion show project classes first.  I'm not sure why he 
used the words "code completion" - I think he meant what my bug described as 
"Go To Type" - but that would be another good alternative (the first bug 
suggests having an option not to show certain types at all).  Finally, it 
would also be nice if code-completion  (e.g. methods/fields shown after 
you've typed the '.' on an instance variable) show project methods/fields 
before base class/third-party class methods/fields (it currently shows them 
alphabetically with project methods in bold).

Anyway, if any of you would like to see the feature, please vote :-)

Best regards,
Tom



[nbusers] Option to exclude non-project classes from go-to-type list

Thomas Wolf 01/30/2012

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