I'm involved on several projects and during my working day it can happen that i need to switch from one project to another in netbeans i usually create a project group for each project, to keep them well separated from the projects window select project groups menu option the manage groups window. Group multiline alignment in netbeans on quite rather big projects in the zend framework i did not notice any problems with performance, so you should and even must use these features a hand would reach for the mouse to open a folder-by-folder in the project tree, until it gets to the desired file. For example, they might have some java ee projects for a web application for their employer, but work on some personal java se projects in the evening netbeans lets you open and close projects at any time, but if there are a lot of projects in each group this may be. You are looking for project groups take a look at the file project group menu there you can create project groups that defines a list of opened projects you can then switch from groups and the chosen projects will be opened/closed netbeans saves the list of opened files per project so: if your groups. Such a thing exists), i could avoid the headache of having to re-open all my previously open files and re-tile them and organize them into tab groups it's a real pain when you have 50+ open files and lose them :-( ideally it would be nice if that information was saved in the netbeans project files netbeans.
The general idea is that netbeans remembers a set of projects and the associated open files as a project group when you switch between project groups, your settings from the last session are restored this is illustrated in the above linked video, but it doesn't show the main reason i like it so much, namely. Right-click on the project you want to move in the projects tab, and then click move this will allow you to move the project to a new directory. The plugin enables netbeans to work with bluej projects without converting them into netbeans java se projects, so that students can start to make use of netbeans more advanced features without sacrificing the features and familiarity of bluej bluej projects can also be converted into netbeans projects to allow access. They can be related in any way you like you can browse groups of projects in a simple tree in the project groups window it is easy to open all projects in a group into the projects view, close all projects except those in a view, and more this is the rebuild version of removed project poormansportfolios.
Openjdk netbeans project group this group consists of developers interested in and helping develop the mechanisms used for building openjdk using netbeans. For example, they might have some java ee projects for a web application for their employer, but work on some personal java se projects in the evening netbeans ide lets you open and close projects at any time, but if there are a lot of projects in each group this may be cumbersome and error-prone.
Over 18 million downloads of the netbeans ide to date, and over 800,000 participating developers, the netbeans project is thriving and continues to grow netbeans 8 ide is the official ide for java 8 with its editors, code analyzers, and converters, you can quickly and smoothly upgrade your applications to use new java 8. Today i saw that a new version 17 of the cool editor actions plugin has been uploaded by anchialos to the plugin portal  it introduces switching of project groups and toolbar configurations right from the toolbar, which is very nice btw: a similar much older plugin named project group toolbar from. Netbeans has a feature called project groups which should provide you what you 're looking for if you right-click on the projects pane and select project group , there is a menu option called new project group which will allow you to create a new group there are multiple ways to define a project group.
Project groups in netbeans is a simple and easy way to only have open the projects you need at the moment, and hide the other non-relevant projects from sight to create a project group, right click in the projects panel, choose project group and then new group, like pictured below you can then give. Netbeans has a feature called project groups to facilitate switching between project configurations to save your current project configuration, go to file→ project groups you will see a dialog with a button new group that leads to the screen below: this dialog proposes several options on how to create.