Eclipse provides a powerful help system that can be used to add documentation to your RCP applications quickly and with minimal effort. The help system has the following characteristics:
  • Browser-based presentation, with full HTML support

  • Supported on all of the Eclipse platforms1

  • Powerful built-in search capabilities

  • Localization for additional languages

  • Support for context help and a keyword index, provided the appropriate content files are used

  • Support for a web-based information center to host the documentation on the Internet

  • Programmatic extension points for content producers to generate dynamic help, including the table of contents, keyword index, and content, which can be useful for document format conversion


Content File Product Configuration Extension Point Index File Keyword Index 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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