Eclipse Oxygen: install SWT plugin GUI Designer

Tested on:

  1. Eclipse version: 4.7.2
  2. JDK 9.0.1


To install SWT plugin GUI Designer:

  1. Help -> Install New Software...
  2. Work with: --All Available Site--
  3. Type Filter Text: swt
  4. Select/check (undeer General Purpose Tools
    1. SWT Designer
    2. SWT Designer Core
    3. SWT Designer Documentation 
    4. SWT Designer SWT_AWT Support
    5. SWT Designer XWT Support (requres Eclipse WTPWST)
  5. Click next and Finish

To use it:

  1. Open or create Java Project
  2. New -> Other -> Window Builder -> Swing Designer -> Application Window
  3. Click Next
  4. Fill form (for example):
    1. Package: com.dedetok
    2. Name: MyTestSWTClass
  5. Click Next and Finish

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