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<title>Creating an Eclipse View</title>
<date>November 2, 2001</date>
<category>User interface</category>
<name>Dave Springgay</name>
In the Eclipse Platform a view is typically used to navigate a
hierarchy of information, open an editor, or display properties
for the active editor. In this article the design and
implementation of a view will be examined in detail. You'll
learn how to create a simple view based on SWT, and a more
advanced view using the JFace viewer hierarchy. We'll also look
at ways to achieve good integration with many of the existing
features in the workbench, such as the window menu and toolbar,
view linking, workbench persistence and action extension.