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FAQ How do I create a feature?

Select File > New > Other... > Plug-in Development > Feature Project, and choose the plug-ins you want to add.

One important caveat is that in order for features to be installable using an update site, you have to specify a license agreement. Open the Feature Editor on your feature.xml file, select the Information tab, and enter the license text under the License Agreement section. For testing, a simple CPL 1.0 will do.

Q: How do you know if your project is a "Feature Project"? A: (I'm guessing) It has a feature.xml

See Also:

How do I create an "update site"?

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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