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Re: Accessing help from an eclipse plug-in [message #617646] Fri, 20 June 2008 14:25
Eric Rizzo is currently offline Eric Rizzo
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Amit Mookerjee wrote:
> Hello,
>
> We have developed a plugin that contributes product documentation to the
> eclipse help by implementing the 'IHelpContentProducer' interface.
> Currently, this help shows up in the eclipse help contents section.
> I would like to access some of the eclipse help from another plug-in. I
> have the relative location of the document - essentially the 'href'
> argument required in 'getInputStream' method of 'IHelpContentProducer'.
> I would like to invoke the embedded help browser with the 'href' and
> render the page in a window.
>
> Are there any suggestions on how I can go about this task.

[Note: I'm copying the eclipse.platform.ua newsgroup to this thread]

You could try
PlatformUI.getWorkbench().getHelpSystem().displayHelpResourc e(String href)

Hope this helps,
Eric
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