Making Working With Images Easier With Image Library Plugin
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Searching for a necessary image when you have a lot of files in a workspace can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. You have to expand folders, open image files to see is this what you're searching for.
But there is a tool that helps to avoid all that complicated actions.
Image Library is a plugin for Eclipse 3.x that simplifies crawling images from both target platform and workspace. There is no more need to search through many directories looking for one small icon. Besides getting all images in the same place you can preview it and copy/paste.
To install Image Library use the following update site: http://www.onpositive.com/pictureviewer/chrome/site/picture_viewer/
After the installation Images View will be available in Show View -> Others -> Images. It allows to:
• view images from the target platform and workspace,
• expand/collaps all operations,
• copy image to clipboard and paste it into the workspace,
• zoom level configuration,
• drag image to any view containing file lists,
• filter images by the filename.
When hovering over any image the content of image file with the dimensions appears in tooltip so there is no need to open the file in the editor or to view properties. In Images View where long filenames are truncated it also displays full name of the file. This feature is available in 'Package Explorer', 'Resource Navigator' as well as in other views and dialogs.
Finally when you've found necessary image you can use it in your project. Just copy it to the clipboard and use Paste Image action from the folder context menu to save it to the workspace.
Currently Image Library plugin is developed and maintained by OnPositive Technologies. We will be glad to get feedback, any suggestions and enhancements are welcome.
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