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  • December 1, 2011

Tabs to the South

Geertjan Wielenga
Product Manager

Today I got a question about whether the tabs in the NetBeans window system could be at the bottom of the editor space. I.e., tabs to the south. 

Here you go:

Above, you can see that all the tabs in all the windows are now at the bottom instead of the top of the mode.

However, unfortunately, I had to hack the "Tab Control" module to make this work. Here's the related issue:


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Comments ( 1 )
  • Michael Müller Friday, December 2, 2011


    At the buttom, there is no more space than om top.

    To display more editor names, it is essential to allow tab west or east.



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