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Re-using the Eclipse proxy preference settings in your Eclipse RCP application

The following demonstrates how to re-use the Eclipse proxy preferences in an Eclipse RCP application. Create a project “de.vogella.rcp.net.proxy” and select the “RCP application with a view” as template. Add the preferences command to your application. See Eclipse Preferences Tutorial … 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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Profiling Eclipse RCP applications with Eclipse TPTP

I believe approx. one or two years ago I tried to profile an Eclipse RCP application with the Eclipse TPTP project. I believe at this point in time profiling an RCP application with TPTP was not possible. I learned from … Continue reading

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Using Fast Views in Eclipse RCP

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Eclipse e4 – Using the modeled user interface editor

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4 tutorial. In the Eclipse e4 webseminar I learned about the e4 UI editor which allow you to change the user interface on the fly. As you most likely … Continue reading

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Eclipse e4 – Styling your UI with css

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4 tutorial. Eclipse e4 allows to style your applications via css like stylesheets. The following gives a short example how to get started with css stylecheets. Create a new … Continue reading

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