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Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development by Dr. Alex Blewitt

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Chapter 10. User Assistance in Eclipse

This chapter presents the options for providing user assistance in Eclipse, including how to write help pages, how to run an external help server, how to embed help in an RCP application or run it as standalone, and how to write cheat sheets to allow the user to step through standard operations. By the end of this chapter, you will know about the different aspects to the user assistance options in Eclipse and be able to contribute plug-ins that add an interactive documentation to a standalone Eclipse environment, an RCP application, or via a website.

Help pages in Eclipse

Eclipse help pages are XHTML documents that are indexed with Apache Lucene and served over a web server either externally or as part of ...

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