Can I test changes to the IDE without going through the license check and so on?

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If you set the system property netbeans.full.hack to true, the following IDE behaviors will be disabled to make it quicker or more reliable to test other functionality:

This property is set by default when you:

If you need to test one of the suppressed behaviors (e.g. you are working on the license dialog), just do not set this property. For the ant tryme and ant run cases, add


to nbbuild/ or ~/