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Create a NetBeans Project called "OpenPTK-Framework". The Framework package within Project OpenPTK is a core component and needs to be established first. This project will be needed by the other NetBeans projects.

New Project

  1. From the File menu, select New Project
  2. From the Categories Pane, select "Java"
  3. From the Projects Pane, select "Java Project with Existing Source(We're going to reference the code that was checked-out from svn)
  4. Click the "Next >" button

Name and Location

Specify the name of the new NetBeans project and where it will be located.
  1. Set the Project Name to OpenPTK-Framework
  2. Use the "Browse" button and select the the ${NB_HOME} directory. Make sure the Project Folder is set to the ${NB_HOME directory with a sub-directory name that matches the Project Name: /work/Software/netbeans/openptk/OpenPTK-Framework
  3. 1.Click the "Next >" button

Existing Sources

Add Project OpenPTK source files for the Framework (ONLY).
  1. Use the "Add Folder ..." button to locate the "src" folder. This folder will be under the ${PTK_HOME} directory as a sub-directory. The directory pathname to the src folder is: /work/Software/openptk/projects/OpenPTK/Framework/src
  2. Click the "Next >" button

Includes and Excludes

The last dialog will show all the Java files that will be referenced by the new NetBeans Project. 
This dialog allows you to include and/or exclude other files. 
No changes will be made. 
Click the "Finish" button. 
NetBeans will create the new Project.

Verify New Project

After the project has been created, verify it's components. Select the "Projects" tab and the "Files" tab. Explore tabs to verify the components of the new Project.
See the images below:

Clean and Build

You can now build the project. Select the "OpenPTK-Framework" Project from the Projects panel. Right-click on the selected project and select "Clean and Build". The Project should build successfully.