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FAQ How do I add documentation and help for my own language?

Documentation for plug-ins, including those that implement a programming language is done by contributing to the extension point. Open the plug-in Manifest Editor on your plug-in and switch to the Extensions page. Click on Add... and choose Extension Templates > Help Contents (see Figure 19.8).

    <img src=../images/help-content.png>     Figure 19.8   Using the Manifest Editor

Click Next and provide details. Click OK. Voila, your plug-in now has documentation exported in the standard Eclipse Help format, provided through Help > Help Contents....

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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.

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