Chapter 16. Help, Search, and Compare

Admittedly, this chapter covers a number of unrelated components in the Eclipse Platform. They have in common the fact that each is designed as an independent plug-in that can be added to any Eclipse-based application. Although they are at home mostly in IDE applications, these plug-ins can also be inserted into RCP applications when help, search, or compare facilities are needed.

FAQ 274: How do I add help Content to my plug-in?

Help is added to Eclipse in the form of help books that appear in the online help system. Each help book is laid out in table-of-contents files (toc.xml) that specify the structure of each help book. These table-of-contents files are then registered with the platform, using the ...

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