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Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins, Second Edition by Dan Rubel, Eric Clayberg

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Image Chapter 15. Implementing Help

No matter how wonderful and easy-to-use your plug-in might be, eventually, users will have questions about how some feature works or they might want further detail on some operation or setting. Fortunately, Eclipse provides a comprehensive framework for including online help within applications.

This chapter begins with an overview of how to access the Eclipse help system and then follows up with a discussion of how to implement help for your application. After that, there is a discussion about how to add context-sensitive (F1) help and then an illustration of how to programmatically access the help system. It finishes ...

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