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. Also, adding Help support also marks the first time that you need to use plug-ins that are not included by default.

In this chapter we show how to

• Set up your target environment to take advantage of Help support

• Add Help support to Hyperbola

• Add context-sensitive Help support

• Create and structure Help content

13.1 Adding ...

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