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Factoring out strings

sony vijay
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Joined: Jun 27, 2010
Posts: 32

I am trying to factor out strings in my java code. I am using the Eclipse SDK (Galileo) 3.5.2 Version. I tried using the "Externalize Strings" widget of Eclipse. But, I am not getting the expected results.

Before Externalizing:

After Externalizing:

I see the comments (shown in red) at the end of lines of each string which is not expected. I referred to this link :

I don't see the field "Use Eclipse's string externalization mechanism" in my Eclipse widget. I am guessing this is the problem. Is that so? In that case I need to add "org.eclipse.osgi.util.NLS class." to my project build path I guess. But, I am not sure how to do this. can someone help me with this?

Wouter Oet
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Joined: Oct 25, 2008
Posts: 2700

I am not familiar with that function of Eclipse but I think that this would be very helpful.

"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." --- Martin Fowler
Please correct my English.
I agree. Here's the link:
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