Eclipse UI Guidelines
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Introduction

 

The Workbench
Projects, Folders, and Files

Getting Started

General UI Principles

 

The Spirit of Eclipse
Capitalization
Colors
Decorators
Language
Error Handling

Visual Design

 

Consistency
Icon Palettes
Icon Types
Icon Size & Placement
Icon Positioning
Icon Overlays
Wizard Palette
Wizard Size & Placement
Implementation Conventions

Component Development

 

Commands
Dialogs
Wizards
Editors
Views
Perspectives
Windows
Properties
Widgets

Standard Components

 

The Navigator View
The Tasks View
The Preferences Dialog
The Outline View
The Properties View
The Bookmarks View
The Text Editor
The Resource Perspective

Flat Look Design

 

Editor and Outline View Interaction

The Tao of Resource

Accessibility

 

Standard Accelerators

Best Practices

Checklist for Developers

Glossary

Acknowledgement

Revision History


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