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"Install new software" from the welcome page [message #1701705] Wed, 15 July 2015 07:19 Go to next message
Kasper M.Friend
Messages: 15
Registered: September 2014
Junior Member
I've implemented a custom welcome page on Eclipse and I've added a list of features there. If the user click on any of these features I'd like to show the Install New Software dialog with the name of the feature the user selected.

What I did so far is (into the xml file):

<group id="group1">
   <link label="click here to install Feature1" 
     url="http://org.eclipse.ui.intro/runAction?pluginId=org.eclipse.platform&class=org.eclipse.platform.internal.LaunchUpdateIntroAction"
     id="XXX" style-id="YYY"/>
</group>


Any idea how to set the url properly?

Can you help me?

[Updated on: Wed, 15 July 2015 07:46]

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Re: "Install new software" from the welcome page [message #1701789 is a reply to message #1701705] Wed, 15 July 2015 15:27 Go to previous message
Kasper M.Friend
Messages: 15
Registered: September 2014
Junior Member
I think I solved!
by extending the org.eclipse.ui.intro.configExtension and defining my own action (by just opening the InstallationDialog dialog)
and setting this url into the xml:
url="http://org.eclipse.ui.intro/definedAction"
does the work!
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