Unable to open form files

Hi,

when I wanted to try the new preview-feature, I realized that I'm unable
to open any .form file generated with builds < 963. IDEA keeps saying
"Form file is invalid" no matter what file I'm trying to open. Is this a bug,
or was that intentional? Either way, is there a possibility to workaround
this by manually editing the files? I'm not feeling like completely redoing
my UI forms... :(


Thank you,
Sascha


8 comments

posted : http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=20177

This is a killer.
Before we get a new build, I would appreciate a workaround (manual
patching of the form file).

Alain

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Alain Ravet wrote:

posted : http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=20177

Thanks.

This is a killer.

I felt the same, I just didn't want to call it so. Changing the form file format is,
even though it is EAP, a very bad idea at this stage. This is not like having to
redo a 5 min project configuration, this is killing real work (plus the overhead
of searching for own mistakes and finally reporting it).

I'm curious to see what this is caused by and hope we will get a workaround
(manual editing, xslt transformation, whatever) soon.


Sascha


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Sascha Weinreuter wrote:

>Alain Ravet wrote:

>
>>This is a killer.
>>
>>
>I felt the same, I just didn't want to call it so. ..
>I.. hope we will get a workaround
>(manual editing, xslt transformation, whatever) soon.
>

>

This is a SUPER-KILLER: I've just noticed that I can no longer open the
project in 953, to work on the form.

Please,Please,Please, a workaround,a patch, anything.

Alain

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Hello Alain,

Unfortunaly solution i found work only for once time then you open UI form.
You must open form as XML and kill all "vspacer" components. After this you
may edit FORM in UI designer, but if you add vspacer again, you can't reopen
form in next time.

Thanks, hope this will be fixed soon.

"Alain Ravet" <alain.ravet.list@wanadoo.be> wrote in message
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Sascha Weinreuter wrote:

>

>Alain Ravet wrote:
>
>
>>This is a killer.
>>
>>
>I felt the same, I just didn't want to call it so. ..
>I.. hope we will get a workaround
>(manual editing, xslt transformation, whatever) soon.
>
>
>

>

This is a SUPER-KILLER: I've just noticed that I can no longer open the
project in 953, to work on the form.

>

Please,Please,Please, a workaround,a patch, anything.

>

Alain

>


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Hello!

We are currently fixing this bug.
As a workaround we can suggest to add plugins\uiDesigner\uiDesigner.jar to
the project classpath.

--
--
Best regards,
Dmitry Peshehonov
JetBrains, Inc, http://www.intellij.com

"Develop with pleasure!"
"Alain Ravet" <alain.ravet.list@wanadoo.be> wrote in message
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Sascha Weinreuter wrote:

>

>Alain Ravet wrote:
>
>
>>This is a killer.
>>
>>
>I felt the same, I just didn't want to call it so. ..
>I.. hope we will get a workaround
>(manual editing, xslt transformation, whatever) soon.
>
>
>

>

This is a SUPER-KILLER: I've just noticed that I can no longer open the
project in 953, to work on the form.

>

Please,Please,Please, a workaround,a patch, anything.

>

Alain

>


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Alexey Efimov wrote:

>You must open form as XML and kill all "vspacer" components. After this you
>may edit FORM in UI designer, but if you add vspacer again, you can't reopen
>form in next time.
>
>Thanks, hope this will be fixed soon.
>

>

Thanks for the info. But as I use quite a few vspacers, I'll wait a
little, while crossing all my fingers (it's becoming hard to type this
message).

Alain

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Wuf!
Now i keep 963 for my development ;))

Thank you very much! :)

"Dmitry Peshehonov (JetBrains)" <dyoma@intellij.com> wrote in message
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Hello!

>

We are currently fixing this bug.
As a workaround we can suggest to add plugins\uiDesigner\uiDesigner.jar to
the project classpath.

>

--
--
Best regards,
Dmitry Peshehonov
JetBrains, Inc, http://www.intellij.com

>

"Develop with pleasure!"
"Alain Ravet" <alain.ravet.list@wanadoo.be> wrote in message
news:bo8871$c86$1@is.intellij.net...

Sascha Weinreuter wrote:

>

>Alain Ravet wrote:
>
>
>>This is a killer.
>>
>>
>I felt the same, I just didn't want to call it so. ..
>I.. hope we will get a workaround
>(manual editing, xslt transformation, whatever) soon.
>
>
>

>

This is a SUPER-KILLER: I've just noticed that I can no longer open the
project in 953, to work on the form.

>

Please,Please,Please, a workaround,a patch, anything.

>

Alain

>

>
>


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Dmitry Peshehonov (JetBrains) wrote:

As a workaround we can suggest to add plugins\uiDesigner\uiDesigner.jar to
the project classpath.


That helped. Thank you very much.


Sascha


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