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Visual Editor Project

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The Visual Editor project has been archived and is no longer active. The WindowBuilder project is the current tool for "visual" WYSIWIG editing of AWT/Swing, SWT/JFace, and GWT user interfaces in Eclipse.


The Eclipse Visual Editor project is a platform for creating GUI builders within Eclipse. The project currently provides support for WYSIWYG editing of Swing/AWT and SWT/RCP user interfaces.

NOTE: Current official builds of the Visual Editor require Eclipse 3.2 (Callisto).

Supported Platforms

The Visual Editor is currently supported on the following platforms:

  • Win32 - Swing/AWT, SWT
  • Linux
    • GTK2/x86 - Swing/AWT, SWT
    • GTK2/x86_64 - Swing/AWT, SWT
    • GTK2/ppc - Swing/AWT, SWT
    • Motif - Swing/AWT
  • Mac OS X 10.4 - Swing, SWT

SWT development requires Java 1.4.2 or later.

Development Resources

Release History

See Also