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Value of $BaseDirectory within Ant script?

I'm using an ant script to install my application from the Workbench (as suggested in this answer). In past I've used two ways of specifying the destination for the build: Hard-coded directory, like ...
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Wolfram Workbench - how to rename local variables

I'm refactoring some old code. I used really short names for local variables, which I'm coming to regret. Is there an easy way to rename local variables in scope using Wolfram workbench? Here is an ...
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Wolfram workbench syntax highlighting for local variables inside compile

Lately I've been working quite a lot with Compile. I also started using Wolfram Workbench. So a natural question arises: Is it possible to have syntax ...
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Associating symbol pages with symbols (Workbench)

Normally when you have symbol Abc, WorkBench creates a symbol page named Abc. Then when you make a build, type Abc and then press the F1 key, you are sent to the Abc symbol page. Suppose however ...
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How to work with Application Project files in Wolfram Workbench?

I have figured out that in a basic project I simply have to call the main package (m file) from the notebook using <<nameofmfile` and then the notebook ...
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Improving the source-code indentation in Wolfram Workbench

One thing that I like about the more recent versions of the Mathematica front-end is that I think it does a good job indenting code. The language's functional nature, in my experience, leads to a lot ...
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How can I access documentation from the Workbench?

In Mathematica there is a hot key for searching words (that your cursor is within or adjacent to) in the documentation center, is there a way to do this from the Workbench instead of having to first ...
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Profiling from Mathematica

I've always wished I could do some profiling like you get in Wolfram Workbench, but directly from Mathematica, without using or having Workbench. If it is possible, how can I do it?
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How can I dynamically get a file whenever it is saved in Workbench?

I want to get a file once and only once at the start of a coding session. Then, whenever I save the file in the Wolfram Workbench, have it be gotten automatically. How can I construct such a utility?
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Using citations with Workbench

I have written a tutorial (.nb file) for a package using Workbench. In the tutorial there are some citations created with the recently introduced citation management system. They are simply numbered ...
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Searching Notebooks for String Patterns using Workbench v2

The Workbench webpage describing new features in version 2 lists the ability to "Search notebook documents with the Mathematica pattern search utility" under the heading Mathematica Front End ...
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Where does Workbench deploy to?

After a few months pause, I am using Workbench again and I cannot determine where is WB sending (deploying) my built package. WB does not ask for a destination folder, so I guess it must use some ...
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Incremental build in Workbench 2 Is it possible?

I am developing a package which currently has 129 symbols and 13 tutorials. Each time I run a build WB takes about 11 minutes to build the documentation files. Each time I make a small change in just ...
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MUnit test debug breakpoints in Workbench not working

When I create a breakpoint in Workbench 2 for an MUnit test, and run a debug build, the breakpoints are not breaking execution. The MUnit output is updated like a normal run without breakpoints. Why ...
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NotebookFind and String Pattern Expressions

Is there a way that NotebookFind can be used to match string pattern expressions rather than just strings? The documentation for ...
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Wolfram Workbench - Mathematica Development Alternatives

Are there any alternatives (IDE or other workflow) to Wolfram Workbench for development and debugging? Elaboration: An open source alternative.
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Conditional break point in Wolfram Workbench?

Is it possible to set up a conditional break point in Wolfram Workbench? For example I want the code to stop if an index i is equal to a given value.
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Managing formatted usage messages in Wolfram Workbench

We have numerous packages (defined in .m files) that we maintain and develop in WolframWorkbench (2.0), and in those packages, we use the traditional method of ...
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MUnit creating a hierarchy of TestSuites

I would like to create a hierarchy of TestSuites. However it appears that it is not possible to call a TestSuite from another ...
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Workbench Profile[] question

I previously posted this question on Mathgroup but received no response I am using Workbench to profile my code. Suppose I have 2 modules, let's call them A, B (they are too long to replicate here). ...
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Unit testing J/Link projects in Workbench

I am having some problems setting up the MUnit testing framework for a J/Link project and would be grateful for advice. I do have J/Link working when running or debugging the .nb notebook in ...
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Inspecting non-variable state from a breakpoint in Workbench

Suppose I'm stopped at a breakpoint in Workbench, say at one of the y = ... lines in: ...