How can I add new Update Center in the IDE?

Follow these steps to register a new Update Center into the IDE. In order to do that you will need URL of the Update Center.

If you use NetBeans 6.* or newer

  1. Choose Tools > Plugins from the main menu.
  2. Switch to Settings tab.
  3. Push Add button.
  4. Type e.g. My Update Center into Name field and specify URL of your Update Center in the URL field.
  5. Push OK button.

If you use NetBeans 5.* or older

  1. Choose Tools > Options from the main menu.
  2. Click Advanced Options button.
  3. Expand IDE Configuration | System nodes in the left pane.
  4. Right-click Autoupdate Types node and choose New > General Update Center from popup menu.
  5. Type e.g. My Update Center into Object Name field and push OK button.
  6. Select your newly added My Update Center node. A few properties appear on the right-hand side of the Options window.
  7. Fill URL of your Update Center in the Server URL property.

  Applies to: NetBeans 6.*, 5.* and older
  Platforms: All
  See also: http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/geertjan?entry=publish_plug_ins_painlessly2
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