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  • June 17, 2005

Quickly Close Multiple NetBeans IDE Projects

Geertjan Wielenga
Product Manager
I recently -- a mere two weeks ago -- discovered that the IDE lets you perform actions on multiple projects selected in the Projects window. Just use the Shift and Ctrl key together with your mouse and you too will see what I saw:

Not bad, huh. The IDE even adds up the number of projects that I've selected, as if it's boasting: "You want me to close 7 projects? You think I can't handle that? Ha. Wait and see."

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Comments ( 2 )
  • Roman Strobl Sunday, June 19, 2005
    Geertjan, maybe you should also mention that all subtrees need to be closed. Otherwise the multiple node action doesn't work. Try it :-)
  • Geertjan Monday, June 20, 2005
    OK, I tried it:

    <img src="http://blogs.sun.com/roller/resources/geertjan/expanded-projects.jpg">

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