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FAQ Where do I find documentation for a given extension point?

At least three simple ways exist to find documentation for extension points:

  • Use platform help. See Help > Help Contents > Platform Plug-in Developer Guide > Reference > Extension Point Reference
  • Go online to the Eclipse Project documentation site
  • While contributing an extension point using the PDE Manifest Editor, select the Extensions tab and choose Add > Add... > Generic Wizards > Schema-based Extensions > Details

Note that Search > Plug-in Search lets you search for all uses of a given extension point.

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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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