Tag Archives: Commands

Eclipse 3.6M4 – Tiny nice things

I personally believe that little things make a difference. Eclipse 3.6 is going to be great for new (and perhaps also for experienced) plugin and RCP developers. Especially I like in the Eclipse 3.6M4 release: -consoleLog included per default in … Continue reading

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Defining menu entries (commands) at runtime in Eclipse RCP

A common question I receive is how menu entries can be defined at runtime in an RCP application. The following gives an example how this can be done. Create the RCP project “de.vogella.rcp.commands.runtimecommands” using the “Hello RCP” template. Define a … Continue reading

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API for reading Eclipse plugin dependencies

The Eclipse platform provides an API to allows that you can access in information of the MANIFEST.MF. For example you could read the dependencies of your plugin. For this example create a plugin “de.vogella.pde.dependencies”. See Eclipse Plugin development for examples … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #6 – Modifying Mylyn Context

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Eclipse PDE templates – Your action is my command

The Eclipse PDE templates are fantastic to help people to learn the platform and to get oven the first initial resistence to start with Eclipse RCP or Eclipse Plugin development. Templates indicates to their consumers that they represent best development … Continue reading

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Add the error log view to your Eclipse RCP application

Describes how to add the Error log view to an Eclipse RCP application. Continue reading

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Eclipse Activities – Hide / Display certain UI elements

Use Eclipse Activities (org.eclipse.ui.activities) to restrict your ui. Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #1 – The annoying creation of the project package

Extending the Eclipse Package Explorer to create a project specific package. Continue reading

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Eclipse RCP File browser

Eclipse RCP allow you to create easily utility programs. Lets for example create a mini-file browser which will open a folder / file if you double-click the selection via the standard program. To create a RCP based file browser create … Continue reading

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