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Bug 127676 - Collapse exceptions!
Summary: Collapse exceptions!
Alias: None
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Output Window (show other bugs)
Version: 7.0.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 blocker with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Jaroslav Havlin
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-02-18 18:27 UTC by smil
Modified: 2013-10-15 07:04 UTC (History)
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Description smil 2008-02-18 18:27:18 UTC
Hi NB Devs,

I have a idea, how to make the output window a bit useful:

Output window should be able to collapse the exceptions occured. In many cases the exceptions are wrapped inside anothen
exception etc.. and one might need to scroll many pages until the root could be found.

We might help with this feature to navigate in the exception mass. 

There could be the standard [+/-] mark in the left. Two buttons could be added, skip to next exception, skip to prev...

Another setting could be, that how many stacktrace element should be shown as default. (collapsed).


Comment 1 smil 2008-10-24 11:56:35 UTC
Is there any update on this? 
Comment 2 t_h 2008-10-29 10:32:14 UTC
This feature cannot be done easily in current OW implementation, so it is not currently planned to be done in near
future. Anyway, for navigation between error links (exception stack traces) you can use Ctrl-, Ctrl-.
Comment 3 pekarna 2010-03-24 22:57:50 UTC
Perhaps there could be some configurable filters with regexp to grep the output. That would help - one could grep

  s/ +at [a-z]+(.[a-z]+)*\(.*:[0-9]+\)/i
Comment 4 pekarna 2011-04-14 18:21:39 UTC
(moving to 7.0 for reconsideration)
Comment 5 Jaroslav Havlin 2013-10-15 07:04:49 UTC
Exceptions are collapsed in the current development build (and NetBeans 7.4 RC2).
Thank you for reporting.