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Newbie question: can one RCPize an existing plug-in? [message #533254] Wed, 12 May 2010 18:19 Go to next message
Jeff Johnston is currently offline Jeff JohnstonFriend
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I have looked at the RCP Text Editor example. I have an existing plug-in with an editor that I wish to optionally make available as an RCP editor (i.e. you can use the plugin or you can just use the editor separately).

I was wondering if I can simply add the Application bits to the existing plug-in and then build it as an RCP application or do I need a separate plug-in which references the classes of the original plugin and duplicates a number of its extensions?
Re: Newbie question: can one RCPize an existing plug-in? [message #533330 is a reply to message #533254] Thu, 13 May 2010 12:18 Go to previous message
Paul Webster is currently offline Paul WebsterFriend
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you can turn that single plugin into an RCP app, with a little extra
work. Generate the RCP Mail app and then have a look at that (it's a
single plugin that provides a perspective, some views, and an RCP app).


Paul Webster .platform.doc.isv/guide/workbench.htm

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