Help Content Producer
For providing dynamic, generated at run time, help content. Content producers are registered per plug-in and only work within the plug-in scope. In order to reuse a content producer in another plug-in,
element should be used. This strategy prevents plug-ins from highjacking content producing for all the plug-ins. By binding to a content producer, a plug-in gives it permission to control content producing for all the documents in the granting plug-in.
<!ELEMENT extension (
point CDATA #REQUIRED
id CDATA #IMPLIED
name CDATA #IMPLIED
<!ELEMENT contentProducer (
producer CDATA #IMPLIED
A binding to a content producer class which will be used to produce content for all help documents in this plugin. A plugin may not contain more than one binding or contentProducer and may not contain both.
producer - the implementation class for the help content producer. This class must implement the org.eclipse.help.IHelpContentProducer interface. This attribute may be omitted, and the nested producer element may be provided instead.
<!ELEMENT producer (
class CDATA #REQUIRED
class - the implementation class for the help content producer. This class must implement the org.eclipse.help.IHelpContentProducer interface.
<!ELEMENT parameter EMPTY>
name CDATA #REQUIRED
value CDATA #REQUIRED
name - name of a parameter passed to the implementation class
value - value of a parameter passed to the implementation class
<!ELEMENT binding EMPTY>
producerId CDATA #REQUIRED
A binding to a content producer defined in another plugin which will be used to produce content for all help documents in this plugin. A plugin may not contain more than one binding or contentProducer and may not contain both.
producerId - a unique name of a content producer defined elsewhere using contentProducer element. Binding allows a plug-in to reuse a content producer registered in another plug-in instead of defining its own.
The following is a sample usage of the content producer extension point:
"My Dynamic Help Content"
None. If a documentation plug-in does not provide help content producer or a call to it results in null, help system searches doc.zip and file system in the plug-in install location for a static document and displays its content.
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