Another way of reducing the cost of service for your plug-ins is to provide on-line help. In Eclipse, help contents are structured as extensions to the
help extension point. In this chapter we'll see how to
Add our own help contents
Link to our help contents from the user interface (context sensitive help)
There are several places we might want to integrate our help:
An “infopop” on the
ResultView and the
The auto-test property page
The run test action
All of the help contents in Eclipse follow the Contribution Rule. Every plug-in has the opportunity to contribute help. The help window is the only place you can see all the help together.
The basic unit of help is the table of contents, or toc. ...