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Use the <tt>org.eclipse.ui.perspectives</tt> extension point.  This extension
 
Use the <tt>org.eclipse.ui.perspectives</tt> extension point.  This extension
 
point allows you to define an initial layout of views relative to the editor area,
 
point allows you to define an initial layout of views relative to the editor area,
in addition to specifying the contents of the window&#146;s menu and toolbars. Everything you can do from '''Window &gt; Customize Perspective''' can
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in addition to specifying the contents of the window&#146;s menu and toolbars.
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Everything you can do from '''Window &gt; Customize Perspective''' can
 
be done programmatically with the <tt>perspectives</tt> extension point.  The steps for
 
be done programmatically with the <tt>perspectives</tt> extension point.  The steps for
creating your own perspective are well described in the  
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creating your own perspective are well described in the <i>Platform Plug-in Developer&#146;s
<i>Platform Plug-in Developer&#146;s Guide</i>.
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Guide</i>. You can also check this [http://www.eclipse.org/articles/using-perspectives/PerspectiveArticle.html tutorial]
  
  
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Perspectives (See '''Platform Plug-in Developer's Guide''')
 
Perspectives (See '''Platform Plug-in Developer's Guide''')
  
Eclipse online article &#147;Using Perspectives in the Eclipse UI&#148;
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Eclipse online article "[http://www.eclipse.org/articles/using-perspectives/PerspectiveArticle.html Using Perspectives in the Eclipse UI]".
 
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<hr><font size=-2>This FAQ was originally published in [http://www.eclipsefaq.org Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs]. Copyright 2004, Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. This text is made available here under the terms of the [http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html Eclipse Public License v1.0].</font>
 
<hr><font size=-2>This FAQ was originally published in [http://www.eclipsefaq.org Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs]. Copyright 2004, Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. This text is made available here under the terms of the [http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html Eclipse Public License v1.0].</font>

Latest revision as of 15:05, 15 November 2010

Use the org.eclipse.ui.perspectives extension point. This extension point allows you to define an initial layout of views relative to the editor area, in addition to specifying the contents of the window’s menu and toolbars. Everything you can do from Window > Customize Perspective can be done programmatically with the perspectives extension point. The steps for creating your own perspective are well described in the Platform Plug-in Developer’s Guide. You can also check this tutorial


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Perspectives (See Platform Plug-in Developer's Guide)

Eclipse online article "Using Perspectives in the Eclipse UI".


This FAQ was originally published in Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs. Copyright 2004, Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved. This text is made available here under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0.