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==NetBeans User FAQ==
 
   
   
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This '''User FAQ''' for NetBeans IDE 6.8 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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* [[FaqSlowNetBeans| My NetBeans IDE is slow. What can I do? ]]  
* [[FaqSlowNetBeans| My NetBeans IDE is slow. What can I do? ]]  
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* [[FaqScanningAndIndexingPerformanceHints| How to make scanning/indexing faster]]?
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* [[FaqMemoryReqs| What are memory requirements of Netbeans IDE? ]]  
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* [[FaqMemoryReqs| What are the memory requirements of Netbeans IDE? ]]  
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** [[FaqNetBeansAndOOME| What can I do if Netbeans IDE runs out of memory (OutOfMemoryError is thrown)? ]]  
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* [[FaqSettingHeapSize| How do I set the JVM's heap size? ]]  
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** [[FaqOutofMemoryOnCompile| I get an OutOfMemoryError while building a project having more than 6000 source files. What do I do? ]]
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* [[FaqOutofMemoryOnCompile| I get an OutOfMemoryError while building a project having more than 6000 source files. What do I do? ]]  
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** [[FaqSettingHeapSize| How do I set the JVM's heap size to be smaller? ]]  
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* [[FaqDisablingModules| How to decrease startup time of NetBeans (Disabling Netbeans modules)? ]]  
* [[FaqDisablingModules| How to decrease startup time of NetBeans (Disabling Netbeans modules)? ]]  
* [[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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* [[ScanOnDemand| Bothered by frequent rescanning ]]? [[FaqScanningAndIndexingPerformanceHints| How to make scanning/indexing faster]]?
 
* [[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? ]]
* [[FaqUsingMetalLFForPerformance| Can I improve performance by changing the look and feel? ]]  
* [[FaqUsingMetalLFForPerformance| Can I improve performance by changing the look and feel? ]]  
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* [[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?]]
   
   

Revision as of 15:00, 26 January 2010


Here you find answers to frequently asked questions relating to the use of the NetBeans IDE. Don't see what you need here? Check the FAQ Index for a list of all available FAQs.

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 Mailing List, such as nbusers@netbeans.org or nbdev@netbeans.org, or check the NetBeans Support Resources, and then share your new-found wisdom with the rest of the community here.

IMPORTANT, If you're a Community Member: Once, you're done adding a FAQ as per the above guidelines, please notify NetBeans Community Docs Team by Email

Contents



Installation

General

MS Windows:

Linux

Mac OS

Configuration

The NetBeans userdir (.netbeans)

JDK/JRE settings

Look and Feel

Arguments and Properties

Templates

Mac OS

Miscellaneous

Migration -- Moving to NetBeans

Performance

Project System (General)

Ant

Do not forget the Apache Ant FAQ for questions not specific to NetBeans.

Freeform Projects

Navigation

Editing

Database Connectivity


Compiling and Building Projects

Debugging

JavaScript Debugger


GUI Editor (Matisse)

Java EE Development

Web Services Development

See also


SOA

Version Control Systems

CVS

Subversion

ClearCase

Mercurial

Issue Tracking Integration

Bugzilla

JIRA

Profiler

Java ME/Mobility

Installation, SDKs, Emulators

General Development

Libraries and Build Scripts

Visual Mobile Designer

Device-Dependent

Web Services and Connectivity


Obfuscation

Supported Operating Systems

NetBeans C/C++ Development Pack

NetBeans C/C++ Plugin FAQ and HOW-TOs

New Features

General

Projects, Building and Running your code

Debugging

Code assistance

Remote Development (Introduced in NetBeans IDE 6.5)

Run Monitor profiling tools (Introduced in NetBeans IDE 6.7)

Qt Support (Introduced in NetBeans IDE 6.7)

Unit Tests Support (Introduced in NetBeans IDE 6.9)


PHP

UML

Bug Reporting

NetBeans Community

Joining the Community

Contributing, This FAQ

Community, Chat

Blogs

Mailing Lists

Update Center (Plugin Manager)


Plugin Portal


License and Legal Questions

Contributor Agreement

Docs, Support, Training

Other Languages


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