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Accessing objects of the IDE [message #1856772] Sat, 31 December 2022 12:03 Go to next message
Chrisstoph Kukulies is currently offline Chrisstoph KukuliesFriend
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Hi, I registered this forum hoping to find an answer to the question whether it is possible to view or inspect an IDE object while the IDE is running.

E.g. I would like to find out a text object's properties. Like name and value of the textcolor.

Is here the right place to ask this kind of questions?
Re: Accessing objects of the IDE [message #1856799 is a reply to message #1856772] Tue, 03 January 2023 09:01 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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There are various "spies" that come with PDE. Type "spy" in the quick search (magnifying glass to the upper right) to see what's available. I'm not sure any provide that level of detail though.

You might creating an IDE with some or all of the Eclipse SDK's repositories to search the source code more easily:

https://wiki.eclipse.org/Eclipse_Platform_SDK_Provisioning


Ed Merks
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