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Bug 55128 - No 'close tab' button for panes in VCS Output
Summary: No 'close tab' button for panes in VCS Output
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: vcscore (show other bugs)
Version: 4.x
Hardware: All All
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: issues@obsolete
Keywords: UI
Depends on: 55845
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Reported: 2005-02-17 10:36 UTC by _ rkubacki
Modified: 2006-10-13 15:46 UTC (History)
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Description _ rkubacki 2005-02-17 10:36:49 UTC
If I use VCS features in the IDE there are many
tabs in VCS Output created. The UI of these tabs
is not consistent with other parts of IDE
especialy editor tabs as there is no close button
allowing to close them simply.
Comment 1 Martin Entlicher 2005-02-17 13:56:03 UTC
And does it have to be consistent? Is there any API for that?
This design was prepared in cooperation with HIE, therefore it ought
to be correct... ??

The individual tabs can be closed by a context action or CTRL-F4.
IMHO this is ~P5.
Jano, any comments on this?
Comment 2 jrojcek 2005-02-17 16:57:26 UTC
This is a serious UI consistency problem (P3). The truth is that the tabs in the regular 
output window were designed without the close button. Thus we designed the VCS output 
tabs without the close button as well. Later on somebody added the close buttons into the 
output window tabs.

Now, I don't know which is correct. I would need to investigate it more. The thing is that 
this incosistency needs to be eliminated (either in the VCS output or regular output 
Comment 3 _ pkuzel 2005-03-02 14:13:59 UTC
Surprisingly, it's not implemented in NetBeans look and feel
customizations (enabled by custom property) for JTabbedPane. To get
this look one need to use *friend* component in core/tabcontrol.


It's not hard to rewrite. Jano is it worth to break UI freeze? Then
return to DEFECT and TM to 4.1.
Comment 4 _ pkuzel 2005-03-02 16:07:44 UTC
There is at least one other view without the 'x' on tab: Find Usages.
We cannot talk about UI consistency here at all. I wish it'd be NB L&F
custoizations feature...
Comment 5 _ rkubacki 2005-03-02 16:20:12 UTC
It is not very realistic to expect too many changes for 4.1. We might
want to consolidate it in (near?) future. Personally I do not think
this needs to be customizable.
Comment 6 _ rkubacki 2005-03-04 09:27:44 UTC
There is a bug about find usages - issue #44576 and it depends on a
request to make a public API for creating of these components
Comment 7 Alexander Kouznetsov 2006-10-13 15:46:44 UTC
This is still actual and affects JSE too.