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Difference between revisions of "How can I invoke the eclipse default web browser in my own plugin?"

 
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Allen Young wrote:
 
Allen Young wrote:
> > I want to invoke the eclipse default web browser which is specified in  
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> > I want to invoke the eclipse default web browser which is specified in  
> > "Preferences" -> "General" -> "Web Browser" in my own plugin, giving it  
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> > "Preferences" -> "General" -> "Web Browser" in my own plugin, giving it  
> > a URL and make it visit that URL. How can I do this? Thanks.
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> > a URL and make it visit that URL. How can I do this? Thanks.
  
 
I think you want something like...
 
I think you want something like...

Latest revision as of 17:29, 24 November 2006

Allen Young wrote:

> > I want to invoke the eclipse default web browser which is specified in 
> > "Preferences" -> "General" -> "Web Browser" in my own plugin, giving it 
> > a URL and make it visit that URL. How can I do this? Thanks.

I think you want something like...

IWorkbenchBrowserSupport support =
  PlatformUI.getWorkbench().getBrowserSupport();
IWebBrowser browser = support.createBrowser("someId");
browser.openURL(new URL("http://www.eclipse.org"));

Regards, Rem