You can add a menu item to one of the Lotus
® Expeditor global menus using the org.eclipse.ui.actionSets
extension point. You can also associate a new action set to a specific perspective or view to ensure that the menu contributions defined in the action set appear in the user interface only when the specified view is active using the org.eclipse.ui.actionSetPartAssociation
extension point. See the Platform Plug-in Developer's Guide
for more information on part associations.
If actions are defined by the extension points within plug-ins, but are not associated with a particular perspective, then the menu items/actions will be displayed at all times. By associating menu items and actions with a particular perspective through perspectiveExtension
extension points, the menu items and actions will be displayed only when the application's perspective is displayed.
menu provided by the workbench contains entries for Preferences
. Usability guidelines suggest that Exit always be the last menu item. The Preferences action is provided by the workbench, and launches a dialog that aggregates all provided preference pages.
Parent topic: Menu contributions