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Eclipse Platform Plug-in Development Environment Guide
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Setting up API Tooling

Configure existing plug-ins

This section explains how to enable your existing plug-ins for API analysis.

  1. Select the project you want to convert.
  2. Right-click and select PDE Tools > API Tooling Setup...
  3. Once the API Tooling Setup wizard is open, check that the project is selected.
  4. If your project contains a file component.xml, you can uncheck the checkbox to preserve it after conversion.
  5. Click Next if you want to preview the changes, or Finish otherwise.
  6. Your plug-in is now converted to use API tooling.

Configure a new plug-in

This section explains how to enable a new plug-ins for API analysis.

  1. Click on File>New>Project...
  2. Select Plug-in Development>Plug-in Project and click Next.
  3. Fill the first page as you would do for any other plug-in and click Next.
  4. Check the option Enable API Analysis.

    Plug-in Creation Wizard

  5. Complete your Plug-in setup
  6. Click Finish.

Related tasks

Setting up a baseline

Related reference

API Tooling Setup Wizard
PDE Tools Menu
API Tooling Setup Command
Defining API Restrictions

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