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Bug 169084 - Ability to copy & paste files from Projects/Files views to/from local file system
Summary: Ability to copy & paste files from Projects/Files views to/from local file sy...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: utilities
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Open File (show other bugs)
Version: 6.x
Hardware: All Windows Vista
: P3 blocker with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Jaroslav Havlin
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-07-24 00:56 UTC by markeb
Modified: 2012-10-10 17:10 UTC (History)
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Description markeb 2009-07-24 00:56:08 UTC
I am beginning to use NetBeans instead of Eclipse.

One of the features NetBeans lacks that I miss from Eclipse is the ability to Copy & Paste a file (or group of files) to
(or from) the IDE's Projects/Files views from (or to) the local file system.

I have found the "Explore Path..." context menu option of the "Path Tools" plugin to help somewhat (and I really think
this feature should be integrated into NetBeans by default, and it should also work on files instead of just folders),
but it really doesn't solve my main problem.

I wish to be able to highlight a file (or a group of files), copy them, and paste them from the IDE to the local file
system and/or vice-versa. Drag-and-drop functionality should also probably work, but is less of a priority for me.

Also, please consider integrating (and enhancing) some of the features from the Path Tools plugin. Specifically "Explore
Path...", which should appear on the context menu for folders *and* files.

Thank you.