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Bug 57954 - Editor options not remembered
Summary: Editor options not remembered
Alias: None
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: -- Other -- (show other bugs)
Version: 4.x
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 blocker (vote)
Assignee: issues@editor
Depends on:
Blocks: 58412
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Reported: 2005-04-16 10:11 UTC by growe
Modified: 2007-11-05 13:44 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description growe 2005-04-16 10:11:29 UTC
I have found this problem in both versions 4.0 and the 4.1 beta.
Select Tools->Options->Editing->Editor Settings and change any of the properties
in any of the editors (e.g. turn line numbering on or change the font size in
the Java editor). Then exit NetBeans and restart it - any changes are forgotten
and everything reverts to the default. (This problem seems to be localized to
editor settings - changing something in Build->Ant Setting for example *does*
get remembered.)

Occasionally I get a warning box when shutting down NetBeans that warns it was
unable to delete the favorites.settings file (and sometimes other files).

Not sure if this is related but I have changed the My Documents folder from its
default location on the C partition to E:\My Documents, but NetBeans still
stores its settings files on the original C:\ drive in what used to be the My
Documents area. I tried changing My Documents back to the default location but
this didn't solve the problem.
Comment 1 Martin Roskanin 2005-04-21 09:27:26 UTC
Could you please attach as attachement
<your_netbeans_user_dir>/var/log/messages.log file and zipped
<your_netbeans_user_dir>/config/Editors/ folder? Thanks.
Comment 2 Martin Roskanin 2005-06-02 16:06:25 UTC
I cannot reproduce the problem. And without requested additional info I cannot
find where the problem is. Closing as worksforme. Please, reopen the issue if
the problem persists and attach requested info, thanks.
Comment 3 neilwightman 2006-04-12 11:27:22 UTC
I had this same issue, I dont know what was causing it, but I simply moved the 
out the way while netbeans was not running.
I then restarted netbeans and changed my editor setting, now it remembers