IDEA Icons--where are they documented?

HI

I'm using IDEA 6.0 and just now noticed that in both the project view and the editor tabs that my Java class icons have a decoration that I haven't seen before. I just configured CVS access yesterday (was using an external tool before), so it may be related to versioning--I can't find a full page description of all icon decorations.

See attached PNG. The decoration appears at the top and looks like a left arrow (green)/right arrow(red) at the top of the image--I've blown the image up to make this more clear.

Thanks
Patrick



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It means JUnit test class.

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"Patrick Wright" <no_mail@jetbrains.com> wrote in message
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HI

>

I'm using IDEA 6.0 and just now noticed that in both the project view and
the editor tabs that my Java class icons have a decoration that I haven't
seen before. I just configured CVS access yesterday (was using an external
tool before), so it may be related to versioning--I can't find a full page
description of all icon decorations.

>

See attached PNG. The decoration appears at the top and looks like a left
arrow (green)/right arrow(red) at the top of the image--I've blown the
image up to make this more clear.

>

Thanks
Patrick



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There is a good larger point to what Patrick asks: new users often have no idea what some of the icon adornments mean. I've always thought for the sake of new users that hovering over an icon for a little bit should bring up a legend that tells you about the icon and the specific adornments it has. I'm willing to file a feature request for this if the IDEA folks have any interest in implementing this new-user-develop-with-pleasure feature.

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Please do.

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regards,
--
Alexey Kudravtsev
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc, http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

"Jon Steelman" <no_mail@jetbrains.com> wrote in message
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There is a good larger point to what Patrick asks: new users often have no
idea what some of the icon adornments mean. I've always thought for the
sake of new users that hovering over an icon for a little bit should bring
up a legend that tells you about the icon and the specific adornments it
has. I'm willing to file a feature request for this if the IDEA folks have
any interest in implementing this new-user-develop-with-pleasure feature.



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