|Re: How to ues the EclipseSpy view on an Application? [message #1012024 is a reply to message #1011940]
||Wed, 20 February 2013 18:06
|| Mickael Istria
Registered: July 2009
Location: Grenoble, France
On 02/20/2013 03:47 PM, Herb Miller wrote:|
> My problem is that I do not know how to use EclipseSpy. If someone can
> tell me how to use it, I would be grateful. Surely it is not just for
> hovering over the Eclipse IDE?
I've never even looked at the EclipseSpy code but I guess it listen to
mouse move and get the control under the mouse and change the content
when it's a new control.
If it works with the IDE, I think it could work with any RCP
application: just install the plugin in your RCP app, open the
EclipseSpy view, and it should be all. If it's not working, it's most
likely a bug.
> For years, Visual Studio has had a tool called something-Spy (not sure
> of the name). You could use this tool to see the activity of almost any
> GUI widget that was displayed on the desktop. I assumed that EclipseSpy
> has this functionality, and I just do not know how to use it correctly.
The EclipseSpy is only intended to SWTBot UI, and most likely only
"spies on" the application that hosts it.
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