Launch Configuration Tab Groups


This extension point provides a mechanism for contributing a group of tabs to the launch configuration dialog for a type of launch configuration.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension (launchConfigurationTabGroup*)>

<!ATTLIST extension





<!ELEMENT launchConfigurationTabGroup (launchMode*)>

<!ATTLIST launchConfigurationTabGroup

id            CDATA #REQUIRED

type          IDREF #REQUIRED

class         CDATA #REQUIRED

helpContextId CDATA #IMPLIED

description   CDATA #IMPLIED


<!ELEMENT launchMode EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST launchMode

mode        IDREF #REQUIRED

perspective IDREF #IMPLIED

description CDATA #IMPLIED


A launch mode element specifies a launch mode this tab group is specific to. A tab group can be associated with one or more launch modes. For backwards compatibility (previous to 3.0), a launch mode does not need to be specified. When unspecified, a tab group is registered as the default tab group for the associated launch configration type (i.e. applicable to all supported launch modes for which a specific tab group has not been contributed).

The following is an example of a launch configuration tab group extension point:

 <extension point="org.eclipse.debug.ui.launchConfigurationTabGroups">

In the above example, the contributed tab group will be shown for the launch configuration type with identifier com.example.ExampleLaunchConfigurationTypeIdentifier.

API Information:
Value of the attribute class must be a fully qualified name of a Java class that implements the interface org.eclipse.debug.ui.ILaunchConfigurationTabGroup.

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