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How to find the perspectiveID of the "Work Items" eclipse perspective? " eclipse.exe -perspective perspectiveId " command


Pascal Jean (6011934) | asked Dec 21 '16, 10:31 a.m.
Hello,
I'm using the RTC 6.0.2 plug-in into an Eclipse workbench.
I would like to have always the "Work Items" perspective opened at startup. Eclipse help says to use
eclipse.exe -perspective perspectiveId

My problem here is how to find out the perspectiveId of the "Work Items" perspective?

Eclipse help reference:
http://help.eclipse.org/neon/topic/org.eclipse.platform.doc.user/tasks/running_eclipse.htm?resultof=%22%65%63%6c%69%70%73%65%22%20%22%65%63%6c%69%70%73%22%20%22%70%61%72%61%6d%65%74%65%72%22%20%22%70%61%72%61%6d%65%74%22%20

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Pascal Jean (6011934) | answered Dec 22 '16, 7:47 a.m.
From
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3383470/how-to-get-an-id-perspective-of-eclipse

If you are running Eclipse with PDE (Plugin Development Environment), hit ALT + Shift + F2 to use the Plugin Menu Spy. The cursor will change its' shape, now press the desired perspective button and you will get the perspective ID.

Another option is to run a plug-in search (from Search → Plugin). Look for the string " org.eclipse.ui.perspectives " which is the name of the extension point that defines a perspective.

If you don't have PDE, you can search for the same string in the plugin.xml files which are found inside the plugins JARs. If you have a tool that can search within JARs, that would be helpful. Otherwise, you will need to guess which JAR to open for the search (or open all the JARs).



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Karthik Krishnan (859498146) | answered Dec 22 '16, 9:52 a.m.
 Use the below in the Eclipse.ini to open the "Work items" perspective always

-perspective
com.ibm.magnolia.ui.workItemPerspective

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