|Eclipse Rich Client Platform - Text Infrastructure|
|Eclipse Rich Client Platform
The rich client platform (RCP) is a major theme since Eclipse 3.0. As many applications provide some sort of text editing, an optional RCP Text component is provided.
|Optional Text Editing Components
Applications that want to offer text editing capabilities may include the following eclipse plug-ins which are an optional part of RCP i.e. they are not included in the RCP Runtime Binary available from the Eclipse Project download page but they can be extracted from the Platform Runtime Binary download):
|RCP Text Editor Example
The RCP Text Editor Example is a simple RCP application that creates own text editors using the text editing infrastructure (an optional RCP component) and offers text editing capabilities such as shifting, moving and deleting lines, find/replace, auto-completion and basic syntax highlighting for markup languages. See also the documentation and implementation notes.
To load the RCP text editor example source into your workspace:
|Default Text Editor Example (requires R3.3 or later)
This example shows how to use the Eclipse Text editor in your RCP application. As mentioned above this requires to add several additional plug-ins and hence increases the size of the resulting RCP application.
To load the default Text editor example source into your workspace:
To run the example from your workspace: