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Bug 243314 - Please provide a http link from with Tools/Plugins/Available Plugins
Summary: Please provide a http link from with Tools/Plugins/Available Plugins
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Autoupdate (show other bugs)
Version: 8.0
Hardware: PC Linux
: P3 normal (vote)
Assignee: Libor Fischmeistr
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-03-27 09:58 UTC by tomzi
Modified: 2014-05-21 16:45 UTC (History)
0 users

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IDE log (452.79 KB, text/plain)
2014-03-27 09:58 UTC, tomzi

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Description tomzi 2014-03-27 09:58:35 UTC
Please let have me 
- be able to click on a link from within the Plugins Pop up, which refers me to the, eg on the Available Plugins page next to the 'Check for Newest' Button
- have a link for each Plugin its plugin page on the Netbeans homepage, eg right after the 'Homepage' link in the Description.

The usecase for both is, that I'd like to see:
- Whats new in this version
- Comments to see what other user say, or make comments myself

without having to go to google, type 'Netbeans', find the 'Plugins' page, find the plugin itself...

Product Version = NetBeans IDE 8.0 (Build 201403101706)
Operating System = Linux version 3.5.0-47-generic running on amd64
Java; VM; Vendor = 1.7.0_51
Runtime = Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM 24.51-b03
Comment 1 tomzi 2014-03-27 09:58:39 UTC
Created attachment 146347 [details]
IDE log
Comment 2 tomzi 2014-04-01 09:15:46 UTC
Another use case:
- When I found a bug or want to do an enhancement request I would goto Tools/Plugins/Installed and find the target plugin and there I'd expect some link to (at least) the '' plugin page, even better an additional link to the homepage of the plugin or EVEN better a link to the issue tracker of the plugin