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Eclipse Plug-in Developer Guide
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SWT standalone example - Text Editor

This example demonstrates how to use a StyledText widget to implement a text editor with formatting support. The example has a typical text editor interface. The Edit menu contains Cut, Copy, Paste and Set Font items. The toolbar provides a bold text toggle, three colour tools, and a reset button, all of which operate on the current selection.

Running the example

Follow the SWT standalone examples setup instructions to install and run the example from your workspace.

The "Main" class is org.eclipse.swt.examples.texteditor.TextEditor.

This example can also be run using the Example Launcher. Select the Text Editor item from the Standalone category and click Run.

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