Annoying: Long paths for jars in the module editor

If i include a jar with a really long path, the UI shows the jar as:

"C:\My Documents\Work\Project Foo\Project Bar\lib\..."

This is pretty useless, since the most important info is actually the jar file itself, otherwise I get a list that just looks like the same thing 20 times in a row.

A better representation of this would be:

"C:\...\Project Bar\lib\runtime\baz.jar"

Giving preference first to the jar file.

I'm sure there is an open bug on this, so I am posting here just to make sure it gets fixed before 4.0 comes out

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I'd probably prefer just baz.jar with no path, myself. You should file a request.

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Moreover, when you hover the mouse pointer over it, it shows the path wrapped, which looks even worse.

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What build are you referreng to? In the latest build (1113) libraries are represented as trees and scrollers are available

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"Pat Lightbody" <plightbo@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:12894220.1074540549322.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net...

If i include a jar with a really long path, the UI shows the jar as:

>

"C:\My Documents\Work\Project Foo\Project Bar\lib\..."

>

This is pretty useless, since the most important info is actually the jar file itself, otherwise I get a list that just looks like

the same thing 20 times in a row.
>

A better representation of this would be:

>

"C:\...\Project Bar\lib\runtime\baz.jar"

>

Giving preference first to the jar file.

>

I'm sure there is an open bug on this, so I am posting here just to make sure it gets fixed before 4.0 comes out



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if you would like to vote, I already applied ER for this:

http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=25039

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