The documentation will be generated in the default directory mounted in the Javadoc tab of the Explorer. Entering Javadoc comments in source files - the Auto Comment tool You can easily add Javadoc comments to your own source files using a tool within the IDE. Right-click your class file and choose Tools | Auto Comment. I'm trying to add Javadocs to Netbeans But I can't, because it errored with No documentation found on Javadoc intex search tab; clicking shift + F1. I tried the following suggestion: tools > java flatforms > javadoc(tab) > add ZIP/folder and finally click close Java flatform manager. My docs name is "computerrangers.net". You probably want to add library to your project so you could call it in your code. From the line import computerrangers.neto.*; I assume that you try to add source code to the project.