FaqFreeformDiagnostics

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==Are there some diagnostics I can use for configuration problems in my freeform project?==
==Are there some diagnostics I can use for configuration problems in my freeform project?==
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If you think your freeform project might be somehow misconfigured - for example, IDE functions such as code completion or '''Find Usages''' are not working - one diagnostic tool you can use is the '''NetBeans Project Metadata Inspector''' module, available on development update centers, or as a [http://deadlock.netbeans.org/hudson/job/nbms-and-javadoc/lastStableBuild/artifact/nbbuild/nbms/extra/org-netbeans-modules-apisupport-projectinspector.nbm direct NBM download]. (May require NB 6.0+.) After installing, right-click a project node and select '''Inspect Project Metadata'''. You will see a dump in the '''Output Window''' of all kinds of relevant information. Pay attention to classpaths and associated sources in particular. You can also make a similar regular Java project, inspect its metadata, and compare the results.
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If you think your freeform project might be somehow misconfigured - for example, IDE functions such as code completion or '''Find Usages''' are not working - one diagnostic tool you can use is the '''NetBeans Project Metadata Inspector''' module, available on the Plugin Portal update center. After installing, right-click a project node and select '''Inspect Project Metadata'''. You will see a dump in the '''Output Window''' of all kinds of relevant information. Pay attention to classpaths and associated sources in particular. You can also make a similar regular Java project, inspect its metadata, and compare the results.
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If you believe there is a problem in the IDE and you need to file a bug report, the output of this module can be helpful, but there is no substitute for a complete, self-contained, reproducible test case; see [[DevFaqFileBug | DevFaqFileBug]].
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If you believe there is a problem in the IDE and you need to file a bug report, the output of this module can be helpful, but there is no substitute for a complete, self-contained, reproducible test case; see [[DevFaqFileBug]].
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Applies to: NB 6.x
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Applies to: NB 7.0, 7.1
Platforms: All
Platforms: All

Current revision as of 23:48, 13 December 2011

Are there some diagnostics I can use for configuration problems in my freeform project?

If you think your freeform project might be somehow misconfigured - for example, IDE functions such as code completion or Find Usages are not working - one diagnostic tool you can use is the NetBeans Project Metadata Inspector module, available on the Plugin Portal update center. After installing, right-click a project node and select Inspect Project Metadata. You will see a dump in the Output Window of all kinds of relevant information. Pay attention to classpaths and associated sources in particular. You can also make a similar regular Java project, inspect its metadata, and compare the results.

If you believe there is a problem in the IDE and you need to file a bug report, the output of this module can be helpful, but there is no substitute for a complete, self-contained, reproducible test case; see DevFaqFileBug.


Applies to: NB 7.0, 7.1

Platforms: All

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