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Visual Editor Project

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.

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 (VE 1.2) - Swing, SWT

SWT development requires Java 1.4.2 or later.

Release History

See Also

Visual Editor Project website

VE 1.2 Development Plan

Standard Widget Toolkit

Rich Client Platform

Sun's Swing Tutorial