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How to launch graphical editing framework in eclipse

Java Green
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How to launch graphical editing framework in eclipse?
Daniel Mayer
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You don't. It's a framework that is to be used by other plugins. It doesn't provide any functionality directly to the user, as far as I know.
Dan Rubel
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That is correct. The Graphical Editing Framework in Eclipse (or GEF as it is known) is a toolkit used by commercial and non commercial plugins alike. You can see it in action in SWT Designer, various WebSphere Application Developer views, and the Visual Editor project to name a few.

http://www.eclipse.org/gef/


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