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How do I hide the description area in property window

By tweaking the preferences of the "showDescriptionArea". In any layer.xml file (for example the one of branding) add

    <folder name="Preferences">
        <folder name="org">
            <folder name="openide">
                <file name="explorer.properties" url="explorer.properties"/>

and then next to your layer.xml file create the explorer.properties that contains:


I found this by looking at the PropUtils class in the NBP sources.

Taken from mailing list, contributed by Jean-Marc Borer

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