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Extension attributeValueProvides only shows Generic

Prakash Behrani (28910) | asked May 12 '14, 3:08 p.m.

I am trying to create an extention using a Plug-in development project.

Have set dependencies on

In the Extensions tab, specifed extention:

On right-clicking the extension and selecting New option, I only see "Generic".  I was expecting to see defaultValueProvier, ValueProvider etc.

I would appreciate if someone could point out what I may be missing.

I am using SDK 4.0.2.  I tried following steps in RTC 4.0 Extensibity workshop for setting up SDK as follows:

1) Downloaded RTC-SDK on server and unzipped the package.  

2) Then as provided in a RTC 4 extensibility workshop, I go through the following steps to set up SDK environment.
a) start eclipse client.
b) From Windows->Preferences, General->Workspace, switch Text file encoding to UTF 8.
c) Create a new target platform from preferences Plug-in Development->Target Platform.
d) In the New Target Definition wizard, select Nothing: Start with an empty target
definition and then click Next.
e) On the second page of the wizard, enter RTC SDK as the Name and click Add...
f) In the Add Content wizard, select Installation and then click Next.
g) On the second page of the wizard, enter D:\Program Files\IBM\rtc-sdk as the Location and then click Finish.
h) After the operation completes, click Finish in the New Target Definition wizard.
i) Back on the Preferences dialog, select the new Target Definition (RTC-SDK) and then click OK.
j) switch to Plug-in development perspective.
k) On the left, select the Plug-ins view.
l) From the view's context menu click Select > All.
m) From the view's context menu select Add to Java Search.

3) Create a new Plug-in project
a) On the first dialog, provided a name for the project. Click Next.
b) Removed the check-box for an Activator.
c) Clicked Finish to complete creating the project.


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Ralph Schoon (62.3k33643) | answered May 13 '14, 3:29 a.m.
Please have a look at
I apparently did not have your problem. I think I developed for RTC 4.0.3.

To set up your development I would recommend to follow and run the Extensions Workshop:

This makes sure you have a working SDK setup, including licenses and UTF-8 settings.

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Prakash Behrani (28910) | answered May 19 '14, 1:04 p.m.

I tried the same steps with SDK 4.0.5 and was able to see the expected options.

Which leads me to beileve that SDK 4.0.2 was the issue.

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