NetBeans Quick Tip #26 - Short Package Names
By Roman Strobl on IV 29, 2006
If you use long package names in your projects (e.g. com.mycompany.myproject.mysubproject) you can save some space in your IDE using the following switch:
Just add it into your netbeans.conf file in your netbeans installation or run NetBeans with this switch and you will get something like this:
Short package names
So instead of org.netbeans.modules.openide.loaders I have here o.net.mod.ope.loaders, which is still readable but takes so much less space. Because free space matters.