Tag Archives: RCP

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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Poll – Default launch configuration for Eclipse plugin / RCP development

Eclipse shows errors during a launch via the log views in both the host and the target system and on the file system. In addition the developer can specify the flag “-consoleLog” in the launch configuration so see potential error … 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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Eclipse RCP – Removing the minimize and maximize buttons from Views

I got the question how someone could remove the maximize and minimize buttons from a view in an Eclipse RCP application. To archive this I know two ways. Either set the layout to fixed in initialLayout() in Perspective.java Or use … Continue reading

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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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Using Fast Views in Eclipse RCP

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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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Create your first Eclipse e4 application

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4. Eclipse released on the 29 July 2009 the tech preview version 0.9 of Eclipse e4, which can be downloaded here. I wasn’t able to find a description how … 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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Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application

To use the the Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application include the plug-in org.eclipse.pde.runtime into your application.

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