RTF copy/paste for Netbeans 7.0.1 - plugin detail

An extension for NetBeans to copy Netbeans editor content into clipboard in RTF format. For example, the plugin allows you to copy the content of the Netbeans editor to OpenOffice or MS Office preserving syntax coloring.

NetBeans Plugin - RTF copy/paste for Netbeans 7.0.1
Plugin owner: misias
Added: 2011-08-28
License: GPL 3.0
Category: Editing
Downloaded: 2,861 times
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Download plugin   Download size: 0.01 MB   Last Update: 2012-03-22

What's new in this version

Support to Netbeans 7.0.1.

Verifications for NetBeans versions

Plugin is not subject to any verification


Module to copy/paste Netbeans editor content with formatting to RTF format.


  • 1. Select code,
  • 2. Click right mouse button to expand popup menu,
  • 3. Select "Copy as RTF format" option to copy, selected content to system clipboard,
  • 4. Paste clipboard content to some RTF editor like OpenOffice or MSWord (special paste).

Additional options:

  • 1. Go to Tools - Options
  • 2. Select Copy/Paste tab to customize plugin options.


I tested the plugin on Netbeans 7.0.1 with OpenOffice 3.0 and MSOffice.

You may also look for the old version for Netbeans 6.8:



If you want to develop this plugin - just write to me, I will add you to project owners.


If you have some suggestions: mw219725@gmail.com

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User Comments


7.1 not work

7.1 not work
Posted by wc1217 on Mar 09, 2012

Almost perfect

It works great and preserves the color of the text, however it doesn't seem to preserve the typeface when pasting and binding the action to a keyboard shortcut doesn't seem to work. Fix those, and it'll be a five star plugin :)
Posted by Javaddiction on Sep 15, 2011