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Bug 205992

Summary: SPI to call org.netbeans.api.javahelp.Help.showHelp from NbPresenter
Product: platform Reporter: Jesse Glick <jglick>
Component: Help SystemAssignee: Jesse Glick <jglick>
Severity: normal CC: apireviews, jhavlin, tpavek
Priority: P3 Keywords: API, API_REVIEW_FAST
Version: 7.1   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT Exception Reporter:
Attachments: Proposed patch

Description Jesse Glick 2011-12-06 13:02:57 UTC

Comment 1 Jaroslav Tulach 2011-12-06 13:40:04 UTC
Consider adding interface into existing

class HelpCtx {

  public static interface Presenter {
    public void showHelp(HelpCtx help);


that would be used from all places that need to display a help.
Comment 2 Jesse Glick 2011-12-06 14:46:41 UTC
Created attachment 113877 [details]
Proposed patch
Comment 3 Jesse Glick 2011-12-06 14:47:45 UTC
Please review.
Comment 4 Tomas Pavek 2011-12-06 15:22:05 UTC
Nice. It's amazing how many hacks and unneeded dependencies on JavaHelp can be eliminated by such a simple change.

Minor: Seems the patch is missing openide.util spec. version updated in:
Comment 5 Jesse Glick 2011-12-06 16:13:30 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> Seems the patch is missing openide.util spec. version updated in:

Good catch, will fix.
Comment 6 Jesse Glick 2011-12-13 16:26:08 UTC
core-main #996035c0ad46
Comment 7 Quality Engineering 2011-12-14 12:10:26 UTC
Integrated into 'main-golden'
User: Jesse Glick <>
Log: #205992: SPI to show a HelpCtx.