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==NetBeans User FAQ==
 
   
   
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This '''User FAQ''' for NetBeans IDE 6.7 and previous versions 
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Here you find answers to frequently asked questions relating to the use  
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provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to the use  
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of the NetBeans IDE.   
of the NetBeans IDE.   
Don't see what you need here? Check the [[FaqIndex| FAQ Index]] for a list of all available FAQs.  
Don't see what you need here? Check the [[FaqIndex| FAQ Index]] for a list of all available FAQs.  
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[[HowToAddFAQEntries | How To Add FAQ Entries]]? Only post a question if you also have an answer!  
[[HowToAddFAQEntries | How To Add FAQ Entries]]? Only post a question if you also have an answer!  
If you have a question without an answer, send your question to a NetBeans   
If you have a question without an answer, send your question to a NetBeans   
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[http://www.netbeans.org/community/lists/ Mailing List], such as  
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[https://netbeans.org/community/lists/ Mailing List], such as  
nbusers@netbeans.org or nbdev@netbeans.org, or check the   
nbusers@netbeans.org or nbdev@netbeans.org, or check the   
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[http://www.netbeans.org/kb/support.html NetBeans Support Resources], and then  
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[https://netbeans.org/kb/support.html NetBeans Support Resources], and then  
share your new-found wisdom with the rest of the community here.   
share your new-found wisdom with the rest of the community here.   
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* [[FaqZipDistro| Is there a platform-independent NetBeans installer? ]]  
* [[FaqZipDistro| Is there a platform-independent NetBeans installer? ]]  
* [[FaqOrderCD| I cannot download NetBeans. Is the NetBeans installer available on CD-ROM/DVD too?]]  
* [[FaqOrderCD| I cannot download NetBeans. Is the NetBeans installer available on CD-ROM/DVD too?]]  
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* [[FaqSuitableJvmNotFound| Why does the NetBeans installer fail saying "No Java Development Kit (JDK) was found on this system"? ]]
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* [[FaqInstallJavahome| I do have a suitable JDK installed correctly. How can I make the installer use it? ]]
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* [[FaqHowToLetInstallerDetectJDK| How do I install NetBeans when installer doesn't find installed JDKs?]]
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* [[FaqInstallationDefaultTomcatPassword| What is the admin username/password of the built-in Tomcat? ]]  
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* [[FaqCombinePacksWithNetBeans| What are the right combinations of NetBeans IDE 5.5 and Packs (Profiler, Mobility Pack, C/C++ Pack/...) ?]]
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* [[FaqInstallWizardInf104| What to do when the installer fails saying "The wizard cannot continue... could not load wizard specified in /wizard.inf (104)"? ]]
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* [[FaqJavaDoc| The JavaDoc popup in the editor remains empty, how do I install documentation? ]]  
* [[FaqJavaDoc| The JavaDoc popup in the editor remains empty, how do I install documentation? ]]  
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* [[NetBeansInstallationPack200Troubleshooting| How to solve problems with exceptions in unpack200 during NetBeans 6.x installation? ]]  
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* [[NetBeansInstallationPack200Troubleshooting| How to solve problems with exceptions in unpack200 during NetBeans installation? ]]  
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* [[FaqNetBeansSilentInstallation| How do I perform a silent installation of NetBeans IDE? ]]  
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* [[FaqSilentInstallationNB61| How do I perform a silent installation of NetBeans IDE? ]]  
* [[NetBeansMultipleInstancesInstallation| How to install the IDE of the same version several times ? ]]  
* [[NetBeansMultipleInstancesInstallation| How to install the IDE of the same version several times ? ]]  
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* [http://installer.netbeans.org/docs/faq.html#bugreport How can I access installation log files]
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* [http://wiki.netbeans.org/NBIFAQ#What_information_is_needed_for_a_successful_bug_report. How can I access installation log files]?
* [[FaqUpgradeInstallation|Is it possible to upgrade from one release to another?]]
* [[FaqUpgradeInstallation|Is it possible to upgrade from one release to another?]]
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* [[FaqJUnitUCInstallation|Do I need to install the JUnit plugin?]]
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* [[FaqHideSampleProjects|How to make sample project templates unreachable in the installation?]]
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MS Windows:  
MS Windows:  
* [[FaqWindowsDownloadName| When I download the NetBeans installer for Windows, the file lacks the "exe" extension and won't run. How can I run the installer?]]  
* [[FaqWindowsDownloadName| When I download the NetBeans installer for Windows, the file lacks the "exe" extension and won't run. How can I run the installer?]]  
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* [[FaqInstallationWin98SESupport| Does the NetBeans installer run on Windows 98SE / Windows ME? ]]  
* [[FaqInstallationWin98SESupport| Does the NetBeans installer run on Windows 98SE / Windows ME? ]]  
* [[FaqUNCPaths| Can I use UNC paths in the NetBeans IDE?]]  
* [[FaqUNCPaths| Can I use UNC paths in the NetBeans IDE?]]  
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* [[FaqWin7x64OutputMissing| Output window always empty on my 64bit Win7 installation]]
   
   
Linux  
Linux  
* [[FaqInstallLibsLinux| How do I run the graphical installer on Linux?]]  
* [[FaqInstallLibsLinux| How do I run the graphical installer on Linux?]]  
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* [[NetBeansUbuntuInstallation| How to install NetBeans on Ubuntu?]]  
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* [[NetBeansUbuntuInstallation| How to install NetBeans on Ubuntu?]]
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* [[Fedora/How_To#Installation| Fedora: How to install the NetBeans software?]]  
   
   
Mac OS  
Mac OS  
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* [[FaqInstallCantInstallAppServerOnMac| What to do if installation of AppServer fails on Mac OS X 10.4. w/ JDK 1.5.x? ]]  
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* [[FaqUninstallMac | How do I uninstall NetBeans in Mac OS X? ]]  
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* [[FaqUninstallMac | How do I uninstall NetBeans in Mac OS X? ]]
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<!-- * [http://mackeeper.zeobit.com/mac-recovery-software Mac recovery software] -->
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* [[FaqMacJdkHome | How to specify Java Home on Mac OS X?]]
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* [[FaqMacRequires7u10OrNewer | What version of Java do I need for install IDE on Mac?]]
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Bundles:
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* [[FaqUnableToPrepareBundledJdk| Unable to prepare bundled JVM when running NetBeans & JDK installer. What does it mean? ]]
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Network/Proxy:
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* [[FaqPermissionDeniedJDK7|How to solve the "Permission denied: connect" error within NetBeans using JDK7?]]
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===Configuration ===
===Configuration ===
   
   
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* [[FaqMultipleIdeInstances| How can I run multiple instances of the IDE simultaneously? ]]  
* [[FaqMultipleIdeInstances| How can I run multiple instances of the IDE simultaneously? ]]  
* [[FaqStartupParameters| What are the NetBeans startup parameters (a.k.a. command-line options)? ]]  
* [[FaqStartupParameters| What are the NetBeans startup parameters (a.k.a. command-line options)? ]]  
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* [[FaqPropertyOptions| What are the NetBeans command-line properties and options? ]]
* [[FaqNetbeansConf| How do I make my custom startup parameters permanent? ]]  
* [[FaqNetbeansConf| How do I make my custom startup parameters permanent? ]]  
   
   
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* [[FaqJdkHome| Can I specify which Java Development Kit (JDK) NetBeans uses? ]]  
* [[FaqJdkHome| Can I specify which Java Development Kit (JDK) NetBeans uses? ]]  
* [[FaqRunningOnJre| Can I run NetBeans using only the Java Runtime (JRE)? ]]  
* [[FaqRunningOnJre| Can I run NetBeans using only the Java Runtime (JRE)? ]]  
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* [[FaqGcj| Can I use GCJ instead of the Sun JDK for a project? ]]
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* [[FaqJdk11| Can I use JDK 1.1 for my project? ]]  
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GlassFish server settings
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* [[FaqSettingGlassFishPassword | How do I set the password for GlassFish server?]]
   
   
Look and Feel  
Look and Feel  
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Templates  
Templates  
* [[FaqTemplates| How do I use Templates? What substitutions can be made in Templates?]]  
* [[FaqTemplates| How do I use Templates? What substitutions can be made in Templates?]]  
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* [[FaqUsingFreemarkerSaveAsTemplates| How can I do FreeMarker substitution in 'Save As Template' templates?]]
 
   
   
Mac OS  
Mac OS  
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* [[FaqQuartzDnD| How to improve graphics of DnD on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) with Quartz switch? ]]  
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* [[FaqQuartzDnD| How to improve graphics of drag&drop actions on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)? ]]  
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* [[FaqPopupFromKeyboardOnMac| How to invoke popup menu from keyboard on Mac OS X? ]]  
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* [[FaqPopupFromKeyboardOnMac| How to invoke a popup menu from the keyboard on Mac OS X? ]]  
   
   
Miscellaneous  
Miscellaneous  
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* [[FaqCliOpen| Can I associate a file type with NetBeans to open files of that type from File Explorer? ]]  
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* [[FaqCliOpen| Can I associate a file type with NetBeans to open files of that type from the File Explorer? ]]  
* [[FaqMultipleMonitors| I have multiple monitors, why are context menus displayed on the wrong screen? ]]  
* [[FaqMultipleMonitors| I have multiple monitors, why are context menus displayed on the wrong screen? ]]  
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* [[FaqJUnit4| Can I use JUnit 4 to run tests in my project? ]]
 
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* [[FaqXalanOnCP| I have a Xalan under jre/lib and the IDE refuses to start. Why? ]]
 
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* [[FaqIvy| Can I use Ivy to download libraries for my project from a Maven repository? ]]
 
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* [[FaqMavenAntTasks| Can I use Maven Ant tasks to download libraries for my project from a Maven repository? ]]
 
* [[FaqApt| Can I run an annotation processor from my project? ]]  
* [[FaqApt| Can I run an annotation processor from my project? ]]  
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* [[FaqRuningWebApp| How to run web application in NetBeans IDE with in the bundeled Tomcat? ]]
 
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* [[FaqRegisterOracleApplicationServer| Can I register Oracle's Application Server with this IDE? ]]
 
* [[FaqPortableWorkingEnvironments| How can I setup the NetBeans working environment to be completely portable? (e.g. on a USB drive)]]  
* [[FaqPortableWorkingEnvironments| How can I setup the NetBeans working environment to be completely portable? (e.g. on a USB drive)]]  
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* [[FaqSolvingEditorGarbledText| How to solve NetBeans and Java editors when scrolling down large files under Linux the text becomes garbled]]  
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* [[FaqSolvingEditorGarbledText| When scrolling large files under Linux the text becomes garbled, how to solve this?]]  
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* [[CoberturaAnt| How can I incorporate Cobertura code coverage into my Ant script?]]  
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* [[CoberturaAnt| How can I incorporate Cobertura code coverage into my Ant script?]]
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* [[FaqOpenDoc | Where you store Opened document list ? I need this list for printable format ]]
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* [[FaqMasterPasswordDialog|Can I suppress the Master Password dialog?]]
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===Migration -- Moving to NetBeans ===
===Migration -- Moving to NetBeans ===
   
   
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* [[FaqSlowNetBeans| My NetBeans IDE is slow. What can I do? ]]  
* [[FaqSlowNetBeans| My NetBeans IDE is slow. What can I do? ]]  
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* [[FaqNetBeansAndOOME| What can I do if Netbeans IDE runs out of memory (OutOfMemoryError is thrown)? ]]  
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* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingPerformanceHints| How to make scanning/indexing/Go To Type faster]]?
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* [[FaqMemoryReqs| What are the memory requirements of Netbeans IDE? ]]
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* [[FaqSettingHeapSize| How do I set the JVM's heap size? ]]  
* [[FaqOutofMemoryOnCompile| I get an OutOfMemoryError while building a project having more than 6000 source files. What do I do? ]]  
* [[FaqOutofMemoryOnCompile| I get an OutOfMemoryError while building a project having more than 6000 source files. What do I do? ]]  
* [[FaqDisablingModules| How to decrease startup time of NetBeans (Disabling Netbeans modules)? ]]  
* [[FaqDisablingModules| How to decrease startup time of NetBeans (Disabling Netbeans modules)? ]]  
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* [[FaqMemoryReqs| What are memory requirements of Netbeans IDE? ]]
 
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* [[FaqSettingHeapSize| How do I set the JVM's heap size to be smaller? ]]
 
* [[FaqGCPauses| Can I eliminate pauses caused by garbage collection? ]]  
* [[FaqGCPauses| Can I eliminate pauses caused by garbage collection? ]]  
* [[FaqNetworkDrives| Can I have my files on network drives? ]]  
* [[FaqNetworkDrives| Can I have my files on network drives? ]]  
* [[FaqOutOfFileDescriptors| What can I do if Netbeans IDE runs out of file descriptors? ]]  
* [[FaqOutOfFileDescriptors| What can I do if Netbeans IDE runs out of file descriptors? ]]  
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* [[FaqSlowEditorReparsing| Editor does not reparse my source file fast enough to highlight errors when I am typing. ]]
 
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* [[ScanOnDemand| Bothered by frequent rescanning ]]?
 
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* [[FaqUsingMetalLFForPerformance| Can I improve performance by changing the look and feel? ]]
 
* [[FaqWindowsCPU| Why is browsing for a file from within any Open Dialog so slow? ]]
* [[FaqWindowsCPU| Why is browsing for a file from within any Open Dialog so slow? ]]
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* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingPerformanceHints| How to make scanning/indexing faster?]]
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* [[FaqUsingMetalLFForPerformance| Can I improve performance by changing the look and feel? ]]
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* [[FaqProfileMeNow| How to create a CPU profiling snapshot if I want to report a performance problem? ]]
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* [[FaqMemoryDump| How to create a memory snapshot if I want to report OutOfMemoryError? ]]
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* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingIssues| NetBeans IDE is scanning/parsing/indexing for ages? Yes, it's a bug! ]]
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* [[FaqMemory64bit|My NetBeans IDE consumes a lot of memory, especially on 64 bits. What can I do?]]
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* [http://www.cwision.de/projects/NetbeansFreeRouter/ Visual Designer for J2ME applications is very slow. How can I change the slow routing? (Netbeans 6.9.1 only)]
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===Project System (General) ===
===Project System (General) ===
   
   
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* [[FaqpackageAndDistribute | How can I package and distribute my executable Java application? ]]  
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* [[FaqPackageAndDistribute|How can I package and distribute my executable Java application?]]  
* [[FaqRelativePaths| Broken References: Why aren't my projects referring to each other using relative paths? ]]  
* [[FaqRelativePaths| Broken References: Why aren't my projects referring to each other using relative paths? ]]  
* [[FaqMissingProjectCategories | Why are some project categories missing from the New Project dialog? ]]  
* [[FaqMissingProjectCategories | Why are some project categories missing from the New Project dialog? ]]  
* [[FaqI18nProjectEncoding| How do I set or modify the language encoding for a project?]]  
* [[FaqI18nProjectEncoding| How do I set or modify the language encoding for a project?]]  
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* [[FaqMacOSProjectError| On Mac OS, why do I get an error when creating a project?]]
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* [[FaqSourceRootOverlap| Why can't two projects share a source root?]]
* [[FaqSourceRootOverlap| Why can't two projects share a source root?]]
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* [[HowDoICreateAPackageUsingNetbeansIDE5.5  | How do I create a package using Netbeans IDE 5.5? ]]
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===Ant ===
===Ant ===
   
   
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* [[FaqAntHideTargets| My build script has lots of "private targets", can I prevent these from appearing in the Run Target menu?]]  
* [[FaqAntHideTargets| My build script has lots of "private targets", can I prevent these from appearing in the Run Target menu?]]  
* [[FaqAntShortcut| How Do I Define a Shortcut for an Ant Target?]]  
* [[FaqAntShortcut| How Do I Define a Shortcut for an Ant Target?]]  
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* [[FaqAntCodeCompl| I like to edit my build script directly in the source editor as text; is there any code completion available?]]
 
* [[FaqAntJunitJar| I am using an optional task such as FTP and it says it cannot create a task definition, and to check my classpath. What did I do wrong?]]  
* [[FaqAntJunitJar| I am using an optional task such as FTP and it says it cannot create a task definition, and to check my classpath. What did I do wrong?]]  
* [[FaqAntBuildSysclasspath| My script works fine from the command line, after I set my CLASSPATH, but I cannot compile inside NetBeans. Why?]]  
* [[FaqAntBuildSysclasspath| My script works fine from the command line, after I set my CLASSPATH, but I cannot compile inside NetBeans. Why?]]  
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* [[FaqAntClasspathHacks| ...but the script is not even mine, I just want to run it.]]  
* [[FaqAntClasspathHacks| ...but the script is not even mine, I just want to run it.]]  
* [[FaqAntEntityIncludes| My entity includes do not work. I just get a red "X" on the build script.]]  
* [[FaqAntEntityIncludes| My entity includes do not work. I just get a red "X" on the build script.]]  
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* [[FaqAntGeneralProblem| My script really does not work inside NetBeans, and it does from the command line.]]
 
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* [[FaqAntNbjpdaconnect| Can I start the NetBeans debugger from an Ant script?]]
 
* [[FaqAntNbbrowse| Can I open a web browser on an HTML page generated by an Ant script?]]  
* [[FaqAntNbbrowse| Can I open a web browser on an HTML page generated by an Ant script?]]  
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* [[FaqAntBuildXmlGenerate| Can NetBeans write my build script for me?]]
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* [[AntIDEPerformance| Does NetBeans improve the performance of Ant in any respect?]]
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* [[AntIDEPerformance| Does NetBeans improve the performance of Ant in any respect?]]  
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* [[ProjectJunitMigrationToNB72| Using projects with overridden junit macro definition from pre-7.2 releases in NetBeans 7.2 and newer?]]
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===Freeform Projects ===
===Freeform Projects ===
   
   
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* [[FaqFreeformAddLibraryToClasspath| Why can't I add a library to the classpath of my freeform project?]]  
* [[FaqFreeformAddLibraryToClasspath| Why can't I add a library to the classpath of my freeform project?]]  
* [[FaqFreeformExplicitJDK| How can I set which JDK to use for my freeform project?]]  
* [[FaqFreeformExplicitJDK| How can I set which JDK to use for my freeform project?]]  
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* [[FaqFreeformDiagnostics| Are there some diagnostics I can use for configuration problems in my freeform project?]]  
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* [[FaqFreeformDiagnostics| Are there some diagnostics I can use for configuration problems in my freeform project?]]
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===Maven===
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* [[FaqNexus|Can I use the Nexus repository manager with the IDE?]]
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* [[FaqDebugMojo|Can I debug Maven builds (mojo code) from the IDE?]]
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* [[FaqMavenProxySettings|How do I specify Maven proxy settings?]]
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===Navigation ===
===Navigation ===
   
   
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* [[FaqEditorScrollingLinux| Scrolling in editor under Linux is slow. Is there any possibility to make it faster? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorScrollingLinux| Scrolling in editor under Linux is slow. Is there any possibility to make it faster? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorBackReferences| Can I use back references when using regular expressions in the Find/Replace dialog? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorBackReferences| Can I use back references when using regular expressions in the Find/Replace dialog? ]]  
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* [[FaqEditorSplittedEditorWindows| Is it possible to split editor and edit one file in two editor windows? ]]  
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* [[Keyboard_Shortcuts|Where can I find a printable Keyboard Shortcut Card?]]
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* [[FaqEditorSplittedEditorWindows| Is it possible to split the editor and edit one file in two editor windows? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorHyperlinking| What is hyperlinking and how can I use it? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorHyperlinking| What is hyperlinking and how can I use it? ]]  
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* [[FaqEditorMacros| What are macros and how can I use them? ]]
* [[FaqDiffFiles| Can I compare (diff) two files outside version control? ]]  
* [[FaqDiffFiles| Can I compare (diff) two files outside version control? ]]  
* [[FaqCustomCodeFolds| Can I Create Custom Code Folds? ]]  
* [[FaqCustomCodeFolds| Can I Create Custom Code Folds? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorEOLs| How various line separators (EOLs) are handled? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorEOLs| How various line separators (EOLs) are handled? ]]  
* [[RemoveCRLF| Removing CRLF from all the java files of a project (Converting to Unix format) ]]  
* [[RemoveCRLF| Removing CRLF from all the java files of a project (Converting to Unix format) ]]  
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* [[FaqSynchronization| NetBeans 3.x used to remind me about methods to be added when implementing an interface. Is this feature gone in 4.x and 5.0? ]]
 
* [[FaqEditorUTF8| I want to use UTF-8 and multibyte characters in Netbeans. ]]  
* [[FaqEditorUTF8| I want to use UTF-8 and multibyte characters in Netbeans. ]]  
* [[FaqEditorNewLine| How can I insert newline characters using the 'search & replace' dialog? ]]  
* [[FaqEditorNewLine| How can I insert newline characters using the 'search & replace' dialog? ]]  
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* [[KeymapProfileFor60| Where can I get an overview of keyboard shortcut changes from 5.5 to 6.0?]]
 
* [[FaqI18nProjectEncoding| How do I set or modify the language encoding for a project?]]  
* [[FaqI18nProjectEncoding| How do I set or modify the language encoding for a project?]]  
* [[FaqFreeMarker| How are file templates defined in NetBeans IDE 6? What is FreeMarker?]]  
* [[FaqFreeMarker| How are file templates defined in NetBeans IDE 6? What is FreeMarker?]]  
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* [[FaqTemplateVariables| Can you give me a list of all the predefined variables for templates, like ${user} and ${date}?]]  
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* [[FaqTemplateVariables| Is there a list of all the predefined variables for templates, like ${user} and ${date}?]]  
* [[FaqChangeUserGlobal| How to globally change the user name that is used in file templates?]]  
* [[FaqChangeUserGlobal| How to globally change the user name that is used in file templates?]]  
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* [[FaqPluginFileTemplates| I'd like to distribute my file templates to my users. What must I do?]]  
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* [[FaqPluginFileTemplates| How can I distribute my file templates to my users?]]
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* How can I see files of this type: filename.css.tpl.php highlighted as a normal css file? (Not Available)
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* [[FaqFontRendering| I want to fine-tune font rendering settings.]]
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* [[FaqFileRedirection| How can i redirect a file for input/ouput ?]]
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===Database Connectivity ===
===Database Connectivity ===
   
   
* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityWhereAreMyTables| When I connect to my database, I can't see my tables, but if I use another tool, I can see them fine. Where are they?]]  
* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityWhereAreMyTables| When I connect to my database, I can't see my tables, but if I use another tool, I can see them fine. Where are they?]]  
* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityEmbddedDbTablesMissing| I built a database application using an embedded database (Java DB or HSQL), but when I run it, none of the tables or data I created are there!]]  
* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityEmbddedDbTablesMissing| I built a database application using an embedded database (Java DB or HSQL), but when I run it, none of the tables or data I created are there!]]  
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityError1| "Cannot create JDBC driver of class '' for connect URL 'null'". What do I do? ]]
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityError2| "Cannot load JDBC driver class 'org.gjt.mm.mysql.Driver'". What do I do? ]]
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityOracle10|  "Unable to read the data structure, connection is broken: Unsupported feature". What do I do? ]]  
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* [[NetbeansDerbyDir| "What is .netbeans-derby dir, what does it store, and how can I change its location? ]]   
* [[NetbeansDerbyDir| "What is .netbeans-derby dir, what does it store, and how can I change its location? ]]   
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityTravelDb| How do I install the NetBeans sample databases or the Sakila sample database for MySQL? ]]   
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* [[SakilaSampleDatabasePlugin| How do I install the NetBeans sample databases or the Sakila sample database for MySQL? ]]   
* [[FaqUsingMySQLFromNetBeans| How do I start/stop the MySQL Server from NetBeans IDE? ]]  
* [[FaqUsingMySQLFromNetBeans| How do I start/stop the MySQL Server from NetBeans IDE? ]]  
* [[FaqSecuringDBConnectionPasswords| How do I secure my database password? ]]  
* [[FaqSecuringDBConnectionPasswords| How do I secure my database password? ]]  
* [[FaqSecuringMySQLPassword| How do I secure my MySQL password? ]]  
* [[FaqSecuringMySQLPassword| How do I secure my MySQL password? ]]  
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityDatabaseDriver| My database driver is in WEB-INF/lib but I still can't access the database. What do I do? ]]  
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* [[HowDoIConnectATableElement| How do I connect to a table element? ]]  
* [[HowDoIConnectATableElement| How do I connect to a table element? ]]  
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* [[CannotSelectTablesFromMsSql2000BecauseItSays(noPrimaryKey)NextToEachTableButTheTablesDOHaveAPrimaryKey!WhatDoIDo | Cannot select tables from ms sql 2000 because it says (no primary key) next to each table but the tables DO have a primary key! What do i do?]]  
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* [[CannotSelectTablesFromMsSql2000BecauseItSays(noPrimaryKey)NextToEachTableButTheTablesDOHaveAPrimaryKey!WhatDoIDo | Cannot select tables from ms sql 2000 because it says (no primary key) next to each table but the tables DO have a primary key! What do i do?]] -->
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* [[FaqDatabaseConnectivityHowEnableConsoleOutput| How can I enable the console output in the IDE for the MySQL server? ]]
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===Compiling and Building Projects ===
===Compiling and Building Projects ===
   
   
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* [[FaqDebuggerLog| Debugger log ]]  
* [[FaqDebuggerLog| Debugger log ]]  
   
   
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===JavaScript Debugger ===
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* [[WhatsMDM| Why am I asked to shut down mdm.exe? ]]
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* [[IE8JsDebug| Do you support IE8 in JavaScript Debugging? ]]
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* [[IE8HttpCMonitor| If I use Attach Debugger Web Page Debugger with Internet Explorer, nothing appears in the Http Client Monitor ]]
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* [[IEJsDebugRError| I get this Error dialog "Runtime Error has occurred. Do you wish to Debug?" when I visit web pages after I use JavaScript Debugger. How can I avoid it? ]]
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* [[JSToolbarDeactivated| I switched my session, did some debugging, but my debugging toolbar became deactivated ]]
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* [[JsFFrun| Why do I sometimes get the dialog "Client side already running, restart?" ? ]]
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* [[HttpFFcache| Using the Http Client Monitor with Firefox, I sometimes find response headers empty. ]]
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===GUI Editor (Matisse) ===
===GUI Editor (Matisse) ===
   
   
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* [[FaqFormGeneratingFormFile| Can I generate the .form file for an existing class? ]]  
* [[FaqFormGeneratingFormFile| Can I generate the .form file for an existing class? ]]  
* [[FaqFormSwingLayoutLibrary| What is the Swing Layout Extensions library (org.jdesktop.layout) and do I need it? ]]  
* [[FaqFormSwingLayoutLibrary| What is the Swing Layout Extensions library (org.jdesktop.layout) and do I need it? ]]  
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* [[FaqFormLayoutGenerationStyle| How can I set the GUI builder not to generate javax.swing.GroupLayout? I need Java 5 code. ]]
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* [[FaqFormLayoutGenerationStyle| How can I set the GUI builder to generate javax.swing.GroupLayout instead of org.jdesktop.layout.GroupLayout?]]
* [[FaqDeployingMatisseBasedProjects| How to run/distribute my GUI application created in NetBeans? ]]  
* [[FaqDeployingMatisseBasedProjects| How to run/distribute my GUI application created in NetBeans? ]]  
* [[FaqPackagingMatisseBasedProjects| How to package the ''swing-layout-<version>.jar'' library into my application JAR? ]]  
* [[FaqPackagingMatisseBasedProjects| How to package the ''swing-layout-<version>.jar'' library into my application JAR? ]]  
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* [[FaqInstantiateMasterForm| How to use a Master/Detail panel as a component in other GUI forms? ]]  
* [[FaqInstantiateMasterForm| How to use a Master/Detail panel as a component in other GUI forms? ]]  
* [[FaqDesktopDatabaseIdentityColumn| How do I use an IDENTITY column in a Java Desktop Application? ]]  
* [[FaqDesktopDatabaseIdentityColumn| How do I use an IDENTITY column in a Java Desktop Application? ]]  
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* [[FaqDesktopDatabaseNoLaunch| Why does my Java Desktop Application fail to launch?]]  
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* [[FaqDesktopDatabaseNoLaunch| Why does my Java Desktop Application fail to launch?]]
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===Java EE Development ===
===Java EE Development ===
   
   
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* [[FaqJ2EEError404| Why do I get the 404 error message "The requested resource is not available"? ]]
 
* [[FaqJ2EEChangingBrowser| How do I change the web browser for JSP and web module execution? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2EEChangingBrowser| How do I change the web browser for JSP and web module execution? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2EEJSPWizards| Are the Enterprise Resource Wizards (e.g., Call EJB), available from JSPs as well as servlets? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2EEJSPWizards| Are the Enterprise Resource Wizards (e.g., Call EJB), available from JSPs as well as servlets? ]]  
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* [[FaqJ2EEGeneratePK| EJB 2.1: How do I create CMP bean that uses automaticaly PK generation feature ]]
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* [[FaqTaglibrary| Is there support for using a tag library in a web application? ]]
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* [[FaqTaglibrary| Is there support for using a tag library in a web application? ]]  
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===Web Services Development ===
===Web Services Development ===
   
   
* [[FaqCustomizeSchema| How to customize generated schema for WSDL file ]]  
* [[FaqCustomizeSchema| How to customize generated schema for WSDL file ]]  
* [[WsdlCustomizer| How to use WSDL Customizer in NetBeans ]]  
* [[WsdlCustomizer| How to use WSDL Customizer in NetBeans ]]  
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* [[JaxWsOnJBoss| JAX-WS Web services on JBoss in NetBeans 6.0/6.1 ]]  
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* [[FaqWSDLExternalSchema| How to enable parsing of WSDL with an external schema? ]]
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* [[JaxWsOnJBoss| JAX-WS Web services on JBoss in NetBeans IDE ]]  
* [[FaqWSDLSOAPasRPCbinding| Can I define a WSDL SOAP binding as RPC style binding? ]]  
* [[FaqWSDLSOAPasRPCbinding| Can I define a WSDL SOAP binding as RPC style binding? ]]  
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* [[|FaqRPCEncoded| Can I access RPC/encopded web service by using JAX-WS client? ]]  
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* [[FaqRPCEncoded| Can I access RPC/encopded web service by using JAX-WS client? ]]  
* [[FaqWebServiceLocation| How to change Web Service location at runtime]]  
* [[FaqWebServiceLocation| How to change Web Service location at runtime]]  
* [[FaqEndorsedDirTomcat| How to set up endorsed dir for Tomcat]]  
* [[FaqEndorsedDirTomcat| How to set up endorsed dir for Tomcat]]  
See also   
See also   
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* [[FaqJaxb| JAXB Wizard FAQ]]  
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* [[FaqJaxb| JAXB Wizard FAQ]]
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===SOA ===
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* [[SoaFaqJbiOpenESBSoaTooling| What are JBI, OpenESB, and NetBeans SOA? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqWhatDoesCompAppDo| What does the Composite Applicaiton project do? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqWhatDoesCasaDo| What does the CASA editor do? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqCustomSUProjectType| How do I create a custom SE Service Unit project type? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqWhatIsBpelDesigner| What is the BPEL Designer? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqMapperAndDiagram| How can I have both the BPEL Mapper and the Diagram displayed on the screen at the same moment? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqSwimlanes|  What do the left and right swimlanes of the Design View stand for? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqErrorMarks| Why the warning and/or error marks are still displayed on the diagram even after corrections are made and the document is valid? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqSample| Can I see how a sample BPEL process works? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqDynamicPL| What are dynamic partner link used for? ]]
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* [[SoaFaqMapper| What is the BPEL Mapper used for? ]]
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===Version Control Systems ===
===Version Control Systems ===
   
   
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====CVS ====
====CVS ====
   
   
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* [[FaqWhichCVSSupport| Which CVS support implementation am I using? ]]
 
* [[FaqHowToAccessLocalCVS| How can I set up and access local CVS repositories? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToAccessLocalCVS| How can I set up and access local CVS repositories? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToConfigureCVSConnection| How do I configure CVS connection settings? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToConfigureCVSConnection| How do I configure CVS connection settings? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToSetUpSSHAuth| How to set up CVS public key SSH authentication? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToSetUpSSHAuth| How to set up CVS public key SSH authentication? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSThroughFirewall| How can I connect through firewall? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSThroughFirewall| How can I connect through firewall? ]]  
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* [[FaqCVSProjectsIntegration| How does CVS integrate with projects? ]]
 
* [[FaqVersioningPrivateProject| Can I version my private project settings? ]]  
* [[FaqVersioningPrivateProject| Can I version my private project settings? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToShowCVSDiffs| How can I view differences between two specific revisions? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToShowCVSDiffs| How can I view differences between two specific revisions? ]]  
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* [[FaqCVSIsNotRecognizedError| Why am I getting a "cvs is not recognized" error? ]]
 
* [[FaqCVSHowToCommitStickyFile| Why won't the IDE allow me to commit changes into trunk/branch? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSHowToCommitStickyFile| Why won't the IDE allow me to commit changes into trunk/branch? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSHowToShowRevNumbers| How can I change customization of status labels? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSHowToShowRevNumbers| How can I change customization of status labels? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSHowToProtocolsCVSNT| How can I make other protocols provided by CVSNT work? ]]  
* [[FaqCVSHowToProtocolsCVSNT| How can I make other protocols provided by CVSNT work? ]]  
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* [[FaqCVSHowToImportBinaries| How to import binary files correctly? ]]  
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* [[FaqCVSHowToImportBinaries| How to import binary files correctly? ]]
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====Subversion  ====
====Subversion  ====
   
   
* [[FaqSubversionFeatures | What are the main features of NetBeans Subversion Support? ]]  
* [[FaqSubversionFeatures | What are the main features of NetBeans Subversion Support? ]]  
* [[FaqSubvesionRequirements | What do I need for NetBeans Subversion Support? ]]  
* [[FaqSubvesionRequirements | What do I need for NetBeans Subversion Support? ]]  
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* [[FaqJavaHLJavaSVN | Are JavaHL and SvnKit (JavaSVN) supported? ]]
 
* [[FaqSubversionWorkingCopies | What versions of working copies are supported? ]]  
* [[FaqSubversionWorkingCopies | What versions of working copies are supported? ]]  
* [[FaqSubversionMissingClient | Why does NetBeans complain about missing Subversion client? ]]  
* [[FaqSubversionMissingClient | Why does NetBeans complain about missing Subversion client? ]]  
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* [[FaqSubversionCharEncMac| Character encoding problem with Netbeans Subversion on Mac ]]  
* [[FaqSubversionCharEncMac| Character encoding problem with Netbeans Subversion on Mac ]]  
* [[FaqSvnJavahl | How to use the Subversion support with JavaHL? ]]  
* [[FaqSvnJavahl | How to use the Subversion support with JavaHL? ]]  
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* [[FaqSvnCli | How to force the Subversion support to use the command line client? ]]  
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* [[FaqSvnCli | How to force the Subversion support to use the command line client? ]]
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* [[FaqSubversionCliVersions | What versions of Subversion commandline client are supported? ]]
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* [[FaqSubversion1_7 | Is Subversion client in version 1.7 supported? ]]
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* [[FaqSubversionClients | What Subversion clients are supported in the IDE? ]]
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====ClearCase ====
====ClearCase ====
   
   
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* [[FaqHowToGetCC| How do i get and install the Netbeans ClearCase support? ]]  
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* [[FaqHowToGetCC| How do I get and install the Netbeans ClearCase support? ]]  
* [[FaqUCMSupport| Do you support any Unified Change Management features? ]]  
* [[FaqUCMSupport| Do you support any Unified Change Management features? ]]  
* [[FaqCCWebSupport| Do you support CC Web configurations, CC Remote client or a similar approach? ]]  
* [[FaqCCWebSupport| Do you support CC Web configurations, CC Remote client or a similar approach? ]]  
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* [[FaqHowToFindCheckouts| How do i find all existing checkouts in my project? ]]  
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* [[FaqHowToFindCheckouts| How do I find all existing checkouts in my project? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToSwitchView| How do I switch between different views? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToSwitchView| How do I switch between different views? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToIgnoreErrors| I always get this annoying yet harmless error messages? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToIgnoreErrors| I always get this annoying yet harmless error messages? ]]  
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* [[FaqBrokenGCommands| Browse History, Browse Revision Tree or Show Properties don't work? ]]  
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* [[FaqBrokenGCommands| Browse History, Browse Revision Tree or Show Properties don't work? ]]
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====Mercurial ====
====Mercurial ====
   
   
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* [[FaqHgRenameProject | How can I rename or move a project without losing Mercurial metadata? ]]
* [[FaqHgRenameProject | How can I rename or move a project without losing Mercurial metadata? ]]
   
   
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===Issue tracking===
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===Issue Tracking Integration===
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* [[FaqIssueTrackingWhatSystems | What Issue Tracking systems are supported by NetBeans? ]]
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* [[FaqIssueTrackingWithoutKenai | Does the NetBeans Issue Tracking work with any repository, or only with repositories from java.net or kenai.com?]]
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* [[FaqIssueTrackingNetbeansBugzilla | Does the Issue Tracking support in NetBeans also work with netbeans.org Bugzilla? ]]
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* [[FaqIssueTrackingRemoveRepository | How do I edit or remove an Issue Tracking repository from NetBeans?]]
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* [[FaqIssueTrackingSetup | How do I setup an Issue Tracking repository in NetBeans?]]
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====Bugzilla====
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* [[FaqBugzillaCustomFields | Are Bugzilla custom fields supported?]]
====JIRA====
====JIRA====
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* [[FaqProfilerConceptGC| How do I read the data on garbage collection? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerConceptGC| How do I read the data on garbage collection? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerCantAttach| I can't attach the Profiler to a running application. What did I do wrong? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerCantAttach| I can't attach the Profiler to a running application. What did I do wrong? ]]  
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* [[FaqProfilerAttachRemoteServer| How do I attach Profiler to a remote server? ]]
* [[FaqProfilerDynamicAttach| Can I use dynamic attach for standard JDK? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerDynamicAttach| Can I use dynamic attach for standard JDK? ]]  
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* [[FaqProfilerWorkingDirectory| If I want to attach the Profiler to a running application, why do I need to give the Profiler the "working directory" for this application? ]]
 
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* [[FaqProfilerDetachAttachFail| On Windows, if I attach to the running application using its PID, and then detach from it, my subsequent attempts to attach to it fail. What's the problem? ]]
 
* [[FaqProfilerAttachingToRunningApp| When I attach to a running application, and want to do "Analyze Performance - Entire Application", why does it say it can give me profiling results only for threads started after I attached the Profiler to the application? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerAttachingToRunningApp| When I attach to a running application, and want to do "Analyze Performance - Entire Application", why does it say it can give me profiling results only for threads started after I attached the Profiler to the application? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerFilter| When selecting part of an application to profile, is it possible to set the filter at the package level (rather than at the method level)? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerFilter| When selecting part of an application to profile, is it possible to set the filter at the package level (rather than at the method level)? ]]  
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* [[FaqProfilerSingleAndMultiThreaded| How can I profile all threads in a multi-threaded application? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerSingleAndMultiThreaded| How can I profile all threads in a multi-threaded application? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerInstrumentSpecialJavaMethods| How do I instrument/not instrument special Java methods? ]]  
* [[FaqProfilerInstrumentSpecialJavaMethods| How do I instrument/not instrument special Java methods? ]]  
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* [[FaqProfilerSampledInstrumentation| Which method of tracking methods should I use, exact or sampled? ]]  
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* [[FaqProfilerSampledInstrumentation| Which method of tracking methods should I use, exact or sampled? ]]
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===Java ME/Mobility ===
===Java ME/Mobility ===
   
   
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Installation, SDKs, Emulators  
Installation, SDKs, Emulators  
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* [[FaqJavaMESDKinstall| How do I install the Java ME SDK 3.0 for MIDP and CDC in NetBeans 6.5?]]  
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* [[JavaMESDKonMac| How do I install the Java ME SDK 3.0 in Mac OS X?]]  
* [[FaqMobileInstall| Why does the Mobility support not detect NetBeans 5 install folder? ]]  
* [[FaqMobileInstall| Why does the Mobility support not detect NetBeans 5 install folder? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEEmulators| Where can I find emulators and SDK's for Java ME development? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEEmulators| Where can I find emulators and SDK's for Java ME development? ]]  
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Visual Mobile Designer  
Visual Mobile Designer  
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* [[FaqJ2MEExistingFilesInMvd| Why can't I open existing source files in the Visual Designer? ]]  
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*[[VisualMobileDesigner| How to install the Visual Mobile Designer?]]
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*[[FaqJ2MEExistingFilesInMvd| Why can't I open existing source files in the Visual Designer? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEVMDTest| While using Visual Mobile Designer, can I test the developed form without creating build and starting my application on WTK emulator? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEVMDTest| While using Visual Mobile Designer, can I test the developed form without creating build and starting my application on WTK emulator? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEVMDFeatures| When I develop a form, new element is added to inspector view, but I don't see it edited on screen (in visual form). Changes are only visible after I create build and start emulator. Is this proper behavior? ]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEVMDFeatures| When I develop a form, new element is added to inspector view, but I don't see it edited on screen (in visual form). Changes are only visible after I create build and start emulator. Is this proper behavior? ]]  
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* [[FaqJ2MEOtherOpSys| Does the NetBeans Mobility support Solaris and Mac OS X?]]  
* [[FaqJ2MEOtherOpSys| Does the NetBeans Mobility support Solaris and Mac OS X?]]  
* [[FaqMobilityMpowerMacOs| How do I develop mobile applications with NetBeans using Mac OS X? ]]  
* [[FaqMobilityMpowerMacOs| How do I develop mobile applications with NetBeans using Mac OS X? ]]  
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* [[FaqMobilityUbuntu710| How do I make the Mobility support work on Ubuntu 7.10?]]  
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* [[FaqMobilityUbuntu710| How do I make the Mobility support work on Ubuntu 7.10?]]
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===[[CAndCPlusPlusFAQ| NetBeans C/C++ Development Pack ]] ===
===[[CAndCPlusPlusFAQ| NetBeans C/C++ Development Pack ]] ===
{{:CAndCPlusPlusFAQ}}  
{{:CAndCPlusPlusFAQ}}  
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* [[HowToConfigureXDebug | How do I configure XDebug?]]  
* [[HowToConfigureXDebug | How do I configure XDebug?]]  
* [[HowToDebugPHPProjects | How do I debug PHP projects?]]  
* [[HowToDebugPHPProjects | How do I debug PHP projects?]]  
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* [[WhatAreAllInInePackages | What are all-in-one packages?]]  
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* [[WhatAreAllInOnePackages | What are all-in-one packages?]]
* [[WhichEncodingDoIUseForNamingPHPSourceFilesAndFolders | Which encoding do I use for naming PHP source files and folders?]]
* [[WhichEncodingDoIUseForNamingPHPSourceFilesAndFolders | Which encoding do I use for naming PHP source files and folders?]]
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* [[FaqMemoryDump| How to create a memory snapshot if I want to report OutOfMemoryError? ]]  
* [[FaqMemoryDump| How to create a memory snapshot if I want to report OutOfMemoryError? ]]  
* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingIssues| NetBeans IDE is scanning/parsing/indexing for ages? Yes, it's a bug! ]]
* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingIssues| NetBeans IDE is scanning/parsing/indexing for ages? Yes, it's a bug! ]]
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* [[FaqMacJVMCrash| How do I report a JVM crash on Mac OS X? ]]
   
   
===NetBeans Community ===
===NetBeans Community ===
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Joining the Community  
Joining the Community  
* [[FaqCommunityRegistration| How and why to register for a NetBeans community account?]]   
* [[FaqCommunityRegistration| How and why to register for a NetBeans community account?]]   
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* [[FaqNoPassword| I registered but never got an email with my password? / I forgot my Password! ]]  
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* [[FaqNoPassword| I registered but never got my confirmation email / I forgot my Password! ]]  
* [[FaqHowToContribute| How can I contribute to the NetBeans project? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToContribute| How can I contribute to the NetBeans project? ]]  
* [[FaqHowToChangeEmailId| How do I change email Id, once registered at netbeans.org]]
* [[FaqHowToChangeEmailId| How do I change email Id, once registered at netbeans.org]]
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Blogs  
Blogs  
* [[FaqPlanetNetBeansBlogs| How can I join the NetBeans bloggers?]]  
* [[FaqPlanetNetBeansBlogs| How can I join the NetBeans bloggers?]]  
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* [[FaqPlanetNetBeansValidation| Why was my blog excluded from planetnetbeans.org?]]  
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* [[FaqPlanetNetBeansValidation| Why was my blog excluded from planetnetbeans.org?]]
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===Mailing Lists ===
===Mailing Lists ===
   
   
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* [[FaqPluginLogin| How do I log on to the Portal?]]  
* [[FaqPluginLogin| How do I log on to the Portal?]]  
* [[FaqPluginAdd| How do I add my own Plugins?]]  
* [[FaqPluginAdd| How do I add my own Plugins?]]  
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* [[FaqPluginSign| How do I sign my plugin for the Plugin Portal?]]
* [[FaqPluginUpdate| How do I update or delete my own Plugins?]]  
* [[FaqPluginUpdate| How do I update or delete my own Plugins?]]  
* [[FaqPluginPopularRating| Which are the best and most popular Plugins? (Rating)]]  
* [[FaqPluginPopularRating| Which are the best and most popular Plugins? (Rating)]]  
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* [[FaqPluginVerificationStatus| How to check plugin Verification status?]]  
* [[FaqPluginVerificationStatus| How to check plugin Verification status?]]  
* [[FaqPluginVerificationRemove| How to cancel verification request of my plugin?]]  
* [[FaqPluginVerificationRemove| How to cancel verification request of my plugin?]]  
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* [[FaqPluginVerificationDecide| How do I verify a plugin?]]  
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* [[FaqPluginVerificationDecide| How do I verify a plugin?]]
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===License and Legal Questions ===
===License and Legal Questions ===
   
   
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* [[FaqDistributeOnCD| Can I distribute the NetBeans IDE on a CD-ROM that I sell? ]]  
* [[FaqDistributeOnCD| Can I distribute the NetBeans IDE on a CD-ROM that I sell? ]]  
* [[FaqRedistributeTheJDK| Can I redistribute the Java Software Development Kit (SDK), any version, royalty-free with the NetBeans IDE? ]]  
* [[FaqRedistributeTheJDK| Can I redistribute the Java Software Development Kit (SDK), any version, royalty-free with the NetBeans IDE? ]]  
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* [[FaqWhichSDK| Is NetBeans configured only for the Sun SDK, or are there any other SDKs or compilers that NetBeans can work with? ]]  
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* [[FaqWhichSDK| Is NetBeans configured only for the Oracle's SDK, or are there any other SDKs or compilers that NetBeans can work with? ]]  
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* [[Image:Can I use NetBeans images ( like play.png, pause.gif or refresh.png ) in my programs ?]]  
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* [[FaqUseOfImagesOtherPrograms| Can I use NetBeans images ( like play.png, pause.gif or refresh.png ) in my programs ?]]  
* [[TutorialsInCourses| There are a lot of tutorials that can be found on NetBeans.org (under "Docs and support"). Can we use those materials in our Java course?]]  
* [[TutorialsInCourses| There are a lot of tutorials that can be found on NetBeans.org (under "Docs and support"). Can we use those materials in our Java course?]]  
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* [[FaqLegalEntitlement| What does 'entitlement' mean??]]  
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* [[FaqLegalEntitlement| What does 'entitlement' mean??]]
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===Contributor Agreement ===
===Contributor Agreement ===
   
   
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* [[FaqCanIFileByEmail| Can I file my completed CA by e-mail? ]]  
* [[FaqCanIFileByEmail| Can I file my completed CA by e-mail? ]]  
* [[FaqJCAAndCA| I've already signed a JCA; do I still have to sign the CA? ]]  
* [[FaqJCAAndCA| I've already signed a JCA; do I still have to sign the CA? ]]  
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* [[FaqOtherSunCA| I've already signed a CA for another Sun project, do I need to sign another one for NetBeans? ]]  
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* [[FaqOtherSunCA| I've already signed a CA for another Oracle project, do I need to sign another one for NetBeans? ]]  
* [[FaqWhichVersionCA| I've already signed a recent version of the CA, do I need to sign the newest version?]]  
* [[FaqWhichVersionCA| I've already signed a recent version of the CA, do I need to sign the newest version?]]  
* [[FaqCAForEveryContribution| Do I have to file a CA for every contribution? ]]  
* [[FaqCAForEveryContribution| Do I have to file a CA for every contribution? ]]  
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* [[FaqListedOnCopyright| I have a CA or JCA on file and I have made a code contribution to netbeans.org. Can I get listed on the copyright notice? ]]  
* [[FaqListedOnCopyright| I have a CA or JCA on file and I have made a code contribution to netbeans.org. Can I get listed on the copyright notice? ]]  
* [[FaqCompanyOrIndividualCA| If my company wants me to contribute changes, who should sign the CA, me or my company? ]]  
* [[FaqCompanyOrIndividualCA| If my company wants me to contribute changes, who should sign the CA, me or my company? ]]  
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* [[FaqBlanketJCAForEmployees| Can my company sign a blanket JCA for all its employees? ]]  
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* [[FaqBlanketJCAForEmployees| Can my company sign a blanket JCA for all its employees? ]]
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===Docs, Support, Training ===
===Docs, Support, Training ===
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* [http://www.netbeans.org/kb/index.html Where is the official NetBeans documentation?]  
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* [https://netbeans.org/kb/index.html Where is the official NetBeans documentation?]  
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* [[FaqUpdatesForFree| Are there available official NetBeans IDE updates for free?]]
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* [[FaqUpdatesForFree| Are official NetBeans IDE updates available for free?]]
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* [http://www.mac-how.net/ Mac OS FAQ] - helpful for most Mac users.
* [[FaqCommercialSupport| Would NetBeans consider a commercial support agreement with us? ]]  
* [[FaqCommercialSupport| Would NetBeans consider a commercial support agreement with us? ]]  
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* [http://www.netbeans.org/kb/support.html What are the official NetBeans support options for businesses and individuals?]  
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* [https://netbeans.org/kb/support.html What are the official NetBeans support options for businesses and individuals?]  
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* [[FaqCertifiedExam| Is there an official NetBeans Certificate?]]
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* [[NetBeansUserFAQJa| Can I see Japanese translations of these User FAQ? ]]  
* [[FaqBidi| Does NetBeans support bi-directional text?]]  
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* [[FaqI18nProjectEncoding|How can I use UTF-8 encoding in Java source files and JavaScript files in my project?]]  
* [[FaqChangingLangOfGeneratedJavaDoc| In a localized NetBeans, how do I change the Generated JavaDoc to English?]]  
* [[FaqChangingLangOfGeneratedJavaDoc| In a localized NetBeans, how do I change the Generated JavaDoc to English?]]  
* [[FaqMessagesInEnglish| How can I run NetBeans in a non-English locale but see messages in English ? ]]  
* [[FaqMessagesInEnglish| How can I run NetBeans in a non-English locale but see messages in English ? ]]  
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* [[FaqJavadocsearchL10n| Why does the javadoc search not find results from the localized Chinese javadoc ? ]]  
* [[FaqBundleProperties| How can Localizers determine which UI Strings are in which Bundle.properties file?]]
* [[FaqBundleProperties| How can Localizers determine which UI Strings are in which Bundle.properties file?]]
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* [[FaqHudsonStartJob|Starting a Hudson job from NetBeans does not work. How can I fix it?]]
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For older versions of NetBeans see the [[FaqArchive]]

Current revision as of 12:17, 10 October 2015


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See also

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