QuickSearchInTreeviews

Quicksearch in treeviews in NetBeans

by Hubert A. Klein Ikkink; first published in blog

To quickly jump to a node in a treeview in NetBeans we only have to start typing the first characters of the node name. For example in the Project Navigator we only have to type the first characters of a filename and NetBeans will open a little Quicksearch input field and jumps right to the correct node in the tree:

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And this works for a lot of trees in NetBeans (loving OO :-) ). For example the File Navigator, Services window support this, but also the Member View:

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