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Re: e4 Eclipse 4 - about dialog [message #945315] Mon, 15 October 2012 10:40 Go to next message
Thomas Schindl is currently offline Thomas SchindlFriend
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Are you running with the compat layer? All you show is part of the
compat layer and you can't simply use it in a plain e4 app.

Like in the other reply please ask such questions on the e4 newsgroup.


Am 11.10.12 19:21, schrieb Alex Kipling:
> Hello, I am building an Eclipse 4 Application and I would like to make
> an about dialog as known from Eclipse 3.
> I used the Menu Spy and learned the following:
> Theactive contribution location URI:
> menu:help?after=about
> The active action definition identifier:
> The active contribution item class:
> ActionFactory$WorkbenchCommandAction
> The contributing plug-in:
> org.eclipse.ui.workbench
> Can I somehow use this action to open or extend the about dialog in my
> application?
Re: e4 Eclipse 4 - about dialog [message #962165 is a reply to message #945315] Sun, 28 October 2012 22:53 Go to previous message
Lars Vogel - out of office until 16.03.2020 is currently offline Lars Vogel - out of office until 16.03.2020Friend
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The default Eclipse 3 "About Dialog" is not supported but you can easily build your own dialog. See Eclipse Dialog tutorial for several examples.
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