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How can I invoke the eclipse default web browser in my own plugin?

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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