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Eclipse Platform Plug-in Development Environment Guide
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Command Details Section

About This Section

This section allows you to do the following:

  • Test an executable workbench command
  • Edit an executable workbench command's applicable parameters
  • Copy an executable workbench command's string representation to the clipboard.

This section is activated by selecting a command node in the Commands section.

Command Composer Content Section

Section Fields

This section contains the following fields:

Label Type Name Description Required
Command ID Text Workbench Command ID This non-editable field shows the workbench command ID. N/A
Command Parameter (0 or more) Text or Combo Box Command Parameter A workbench command may have 0 or more configurable parameters. One input field is generated for each command parameter.

Enter applicable values into these fields to modify the behavior of the workbench command accordingly.

An executable workbench command with parameters:

Command Composer Details Section 1

An executable workbench command without parameters:

Command Composer Details Section 2

Section Actions

This section provides the following actions:

Label Type Name Description
Execute Hyperlink Execute Workbench Command Click this link to execute the workbench command from within the Command Composer Dialog.

Note: This action is not available for workbench commands that cannot be executed from within a dialog.
Copy To Clipboard Hyperlink Copy Command String To Clipboard Click this link to copy an executable workbench command's string representation to the clipboard.

The string representation can be used to directly embed workbench commands into simple cheat sheets and user assistance documentation.
Command Composer Details Section 2

Relevant Links

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