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Eclipse Rich Client Platform: Designing, Coding, and Packaging Java™ Applications by Jean-Michel Lemieux, Jeff McAffer

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Chapter 13. Adding Help

Hyperbola is a complete though basic chat client. Even with its modest capabilities, users can run into trouble getting it configured or dealing with connections. Fortunately, the Eclipse Platform includes support for static, dynamic, and context-sensitive help. Adding help capabilities to Hyperbola gives its users a place to go for answers. This is an integral part of real-world applications.

Adding help support also marks the first time that you need to use plug-ins that are not included in the RCP SDK. The new mechanisms and procedures needed while adding help support apply more generally to situations where you need to use other plug-ins in your application.

In this chapter, we show how to:

  • Get and add new plug-ins to ...

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