What's New in 4.11 (PDE)

Here are descriptions of some of the more interesting or significant changes made to the Plug-in Development Environment (PDE) for the 4.11 release of Eclipse. They are grouped into:

See also the Eclipse Platform What's New and JDT What's New documents.

We also recommend to read the Tips and Tricks.

Dialogs, Wizards and Views

Removal of Error Log view The Error Log view has been moved to the Platform project. See bug 50517 for details.


Root mode support in product editor Root mode support enables you to maintain the root mode installation of a product feature in the Product configuration editor. Once installed, root features can be updated and removed separately.

Error markers for dependencies in Manifest Editor The Manifest editor's dependency tab now displays error markers for all unsatisfied dependencies.

PDE Compiler

PDE compiler Quick Fixes are multi-fix All errors or warnings reported by the PDE compiler that belong to the same category can now be fixed in one go by applying a single Quick Fix (Ctrl+1) for the reported problem category.