eclipse-rcp Getting started with eclipse-rcp

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This section provides an overview of what eclipse-rcp is, and why a developer might want to use it.

It should also mention any large subjects within eclipse-rcp, and link out to the related topics. Since the Documentation for eclipse-rcp is new, you may need to create initial versions of those related topics.

Download Eclipse for RCP development

To install Eclipse RCP follow the steps :

  1. Download Eclipse RCP/RAP version from Eclipse RCP/RAP project downloading URL

Setup Hello World Project

Select following from Menu : File -> New... -> Other...

New Project Wizard

click on "Next >"

Enter Project name required for the project, in following dialog box :

Project name selection wizard

click on "Next >"

If you want to run the project in standalone mode then, Select "Yes" for "Would you like to create a 3.x rich client application?"

Select RCP project

click on "Next >"

Select "RCP Mail Template" (if a demo project has to be created )

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click on "Finish".

Now, to run the project, right click on the project and select, "Run As" -> "Eclipse Application"

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Following screen will be visible, when the demo app will run:

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Setup Workspace

Open Eclipse first time, it will ask to enter Workspace

Select Workspace dialog box

Select ok, after entering the Workspace( Please select the file location which has write access to the user)

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