Check Your Ids
This is the most common problem in configuring the CNF. Make sure
the Ids match exactly what you expect them to.
Is it a Wildcard or Regular Expression?
Be sure that the
Ids for the navigator content extensions or filters are actually regular
expressions and not wild cards. So if you are looking for
(this is a wildcard), make sure you use
(which is a matching regular expression). The former will find things
com.mycompany.mypluginnnnn, but won't find
The CNF provides tracing that can be helpful to resolve problems.
To enable the tracing go to the Tracing tab in the Launch
Configuration Dialog and select Enable Tracing. Then check the
plugin, and on the right check debug and also one of the
debug/setup - Shows the processing of the
debug/dnd - Shows all aspects of drag and drop
debug/resolution - Shows the resolution of an object to
its navigator content extension.
debug/viewermap - Shows the low-level map that associates
the Navigator Content Extensions with active elements in the viewer.
If you require support, include the tracing when you report your problem.