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[ANN] v4.3 - SWT Designer, Swing Designer & WindowBuilder Pro [message #561735] Tue, 07 March 2006 04:17
Eric Clayberg is currently offline Eric ClaybergFriend
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Major new v4.3.0 release includes support for editing RCP Perspectives,
visual tab order editing, Eclipse 3.1.2 & 3.2M5 support, enhanced SWT
FormLayout and Swing SpringLayout support, enhanced custom SWT widget
support, code gen enhancements, plus many other new features. tion/new_and_noteworthy_430.html

o Support for Eclipse 3.1.2 & 3.2M5
o Support for creating and editing RCP Perspectives
- New wizard for creating Perspective Factories
- Perspective declaration added to plugin.xml
- Perspective palette includes common and local views
- Change view locations and sizes with drag/drop
- Create folders by stacking views
- Manage placeholder & fast views and view & perspective shortcuts
o Support for visual tab order editing for SWT & Swing
- Clicking "Tab Order" button places editor into tab order mode
- Click on components in desired tab order
o Enhanced NLS support
- Show widget icons in locale table
- Added "Delete key" & "Delete locale" actions in locale table
- Show tooltip with components in locale table
o Enhanced SWT support
- Support for alignment to any control in FormLayout
- Enhanced attachment feedback in FormLayout
- Support for custom SWT property editors
- Support for cross-parent alignment for SWT absolute layout
o Enhanced JFace & RCP support
- Support for SectionParts
- Support for properties of buttons on JFace Dialogs
- Support for "parent" argument of ViewPart.createPartControl(Composite
- Support for custom FormToolkit's
o Enhanced Swing support
- Support for alignment to any control in SpringLayout
- Enhanced constraint feedback in SpringLayout
- Support for morphing to subclass/other
o Code Generation & Parsing enhancements
- Major performance enhancements (windows open 2X-3X faster)
- Option for creating Swing components fields in initializers
- Support for "${default_name}" in variable name template
- Enhanced support for factories
- Support for Java5 enum properties and EnumSet
o Editor & Property Pane enhancements
- Support for required properties
- Preference for highlight/ignore required properties
- Show class hierarchy tooltip and double click to open
- New tree-based image selection dialog
- Support for selecting images from classpath jar's
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