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Wolfram Workbench is an integrated development environment, built on top of Eclipse, that is intended to be used for working with Mathematica and other Wolfram Research software.

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Wolfram Workbench Installation Stagnation and Should I Divert to IntelliJ IDE?

My computer is a Win 10 with MMA 12.3, Eclipse IDE for Java Developers (2022-03) and JDK 8. My Eclipse works well developing Java programs, and I learned from the Official Workbench product page that ...
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How to build a custom documentation page without creating a paclet or using Wolfram Workbench?

One of the new features about Wolfram Mathematica 13 that I am very excited about is the ability to create custom documentation. I want to start documentation for the following areas: my own custom ...
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How to Develop Paclets in Workbench Considering the Recent Changes in PacletInfo.wl Format and Supporting Functions?

WRI Technical Support [CASE:4868964] Preamble So far I am using Wolfram Workbench (i.e., a plugin to the Eclipse IDE) to develop packages collecting often used Wolfram Language functionality. For ...
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Does Workbench support "new" package format?

The format described here and here seems to be a big step forward from BeginPackage/EndPackage structure and is apparently ...
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No container is selectable when creating Wolfram notebook in Wolfram Workbench

I wanted to create a Wolfram notebook using Wolfram workbench and I must select a container in the first step but nothing is shown to select. I was wondering if anyone can explain what is a container ...
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How to detect unused local variables?

I have some code (that I did not write) that has many unused local variables in Modules. I would like to clean this up. Is there any automated way to do this or to make it more clear that a local ...
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Changing the location of Mathematica in Wolfram Workbench (Eclipse)

I have installed Wolfram Workbench. But I get the error message, that eclipse can't find Mathematica 9.0. I have no MMA 9.0 installes, I have only 12.2 on my PC.
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Workbench application project with documentation in eclipse

I am trying to make a simple workbench application project in Eclipse but I can't seem to figure out how to build the documentation. I have written a package, but when I click build (under ...
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How to exclude folders/files from error-checking in Wolfram Workbench

I have subfolders in my project which contain version control files (GNU-RCS). Naturally some of the lines in these files aren't properly formed WL code and as a result, errors are generated. Does ...
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Open Details section in docs made with Workbench

I'm making some package docs with Workbench (10.1.822). The "Details" section is closed by default, which is a shame because I've got some useful info there that would be easy to overlook: ...
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Wolfram Workbench doesn't launch Mathematica

I have installed Eclipse, JDK 14, and Wolfram Workbench on my computer. I have made sure to specify the location of my Mathematica install. However, when I try to open a Mathematica notebook from ...
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Wolfram Workbench Installation Issue

In attempting to reinstall Wolfram Workbench 2.0 after a unused hiatus and system reconfiguration, I downloaded both Eclipse and Workbench. Both seem to run. However, in following the Wolfram video ...
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Problem linking to tutorial in Workbench / DocumentationTools

I've picked up Workbench / DocumentationTools again to add some new tutorials. Everything was going fine until I tried to use the "Link to Tutorial" button in DocTools. Didn't work, and I got some ...
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Can "Extend Selection" aka ctrl+. be used in the workbench?

Extend Selection (Ctrl+.) is likely the most useful mathematica keyboard shortcut for me. Is it available in the Wolfram Workbench? Naively pressing Ctrl+. doesn't do anything and searching the ...
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how to create a menu as the Documentation Center?

I am developing a package in Workbench and for documentation I want to make a menu of options such as the Mathematica documentation center. I could only make templates for guides, tutorials, etc; but ...
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Problem with links when using Workbench (Eclipse version) HTML Documentation Build

I am building a package documentation with eclipse workbench. I have used the Mathematica code in the following link Workbench (Eclipse version) HTML Documentation Build HTML issues to fix some ...
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Using the Wolfram Language in a Commercial Product

Background I am currently consulting with a client that is using Mathematica to prototype a number of proprietary algorithms. Many man-hours of work have gone into the development of these algorithms ...
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How to launch Wolfram Workbench?

I begin to use Wolfram Workbench, so need some assistance. I properly installed Workbench and Eclipse. Eclipse shows Workbench's icon in the About Eclipse IDE window. But I have no idea about how to ...
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How to see/trace Manipulate steps?

I am relatively new in Wolfram Language. What I want to solve is tracing "manipulate" steps in one of the demonstration project example codes. In my particular example, there are nearly 20 user build ...
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Where do documentation stylesheets live?

I started using Workbench to write documentation again after some time off. Something must have happened (maybe upgrading to v12?), because now when I double click on a documentation page in ...
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Best documentation for getting started with Wolfram Workbench in 2019

I want to create documentation for a Mathematica package using Wolfram Workbench. I am familiar with basic package construction. (I have been using the excellent intelliJIDEA plugin as a package ...
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Workbench documentation build fails

My old installation of Workbench went inexplicably wrong, so I tried a fresh install of Eclipse & Workbench. Looks good until I try Documentation Build, when I get the following error: An ...
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Wolfram Workbench fails to open .wl file

I'm trying to open a .wl file with the Wolfram Workbench (Eclipse plug-in) and am getting the error message, "Failed to create the part's controls". If I expand the ...
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Need a troubleshooting guide for Wolfram Workbench

I am having numerous issues in Workbench and am looking for a useful trouble-shooting guide. I can open the individual *.m and *.nb files. Opening projects is completely hit or miss. There is no ...
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Profiling - workarounds/fixes for unreliable RuntimeTools`Profile? Update added Clue

[MMA 11.0.1.0 Win 10 64-bit] I have tried using RuntimeTools`Profile manually and the most useful profile[] function provided by @Carl-Woll in this answer. Sadly, neither work reliably and the ...
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How to create multilingual documentation inside Wolfram Workbench?

I am relatively new to Mathematica package development. Currently I am trying to migrate a single .m file to a fully grown paclet for future maintainability and currently I am hitting a brick wall: ...
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Why this issue with Workbench?

I just installed the current version of Eclipse and then the current version of Workbench 2 by following the online instructions at the Wolfram site for installing it as a plugin. I can create a ...
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Import Notebook in Wolfram Workbench

Wolfram Workbench 3* Eclipse (2018-09), Windows 10, MMA 11.0.1.0 [New Eclipse & Workbench installations & this is the 1st test] (* I can no longer find a version ref, all I know for certain ...
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Is Wolfram Workbench available in Eclipse Marketplace?

Is Wolfram Workbench available in Eclipse Marketplace? What versions of Eclipse are compatible?
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webMathematica Settings in Wolfram Workbench

I have Wolfram Workbench installed in the Eclipse IDE. Now I am trying to setup the connection in the webMathematica plugin for Workbench to connect to a remote server installed with webMathematica. ...
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What is the correct setup when using multiple packages in a Workbench Application project?

With Workbench 3 I created an Application Project which resulted in the following directory/files tree. ...
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What are the Wolfram Workbench 3.0 Special Preferences?

What are the Wolfram Workbench 3.0 Special Preferences: Workspace DSEs; Enable Advanced Technology. The preferences are not described in the help system, the help system explains the preferences as ...
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Wolfram workbench Documentation Tools palette

I have the latest version of Wolfram Workbench plugin installed on Eclipse. But the Documentation Tools palette contained in this does not have all the styles that ...
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What is a Full Function Paclet?

Following the steps in this Wolfram Community post by Emerson Willard adds a new checkbox option to the New Application Project Wizard in Workbench (10.1.822) for "Full Function Paclet". Question: ...
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Creating Paclet with Workbench

I've followed Emerson Willard's guide to creating a paclet with Workbench but am stuck on the step "Build your project and documentation as usual and then create your Paclet file and deploy." I hit ...
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Wolfram Workbench Notebook Launch failure

For the first time I attempted to open a Wolfram Notebook file from within Eclipse and I'm given a large error message from Java simultaneously generating a text file on my Desktop and closing Eclipse....
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Is It Possible to Resize Workbench Toolbar Icons?

I have recently had need to debug a Mathematica module that I am having trouble with so I reinstalled Workbench (Vers. 2 and 3) and the Neon 4.6 version of Eclipse to tackle this. Workbench is ...
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How to add functions to an application?

Some time ago I created a documented application with the workbench. Now I want to add some functions to this application. So in the project I added a usage message in the .m file, such as ...
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Error inserting options table in documentation

I have a Project named MyProject. In it I have the recommended structure for a project. I've been writing the documentation for many of the functions I've added to ...
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Breakpoints don't work in Wolfram Workbench

I have created .m file and .nb file outside Workbench. Both files are inside single directory. In the beginning of ...
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Download DocumentationBuild and Transmogrify without Eclipse

I've been playing with the HTML docs system recently, but want to download the core packages from the source (for downstream users / fun). My digging has gotten me this far: the DocumentationBuild (...
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calling up workbench-generated help pages for custom functions [duplicate]

Using Wolfram Workbench 2, I have succeeded in creating custom documentation for custom functions. After doing "Application Tools -> Deploy Application", I can Get ...
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Failed to load JLink in consecutive antcall's

I'm using Ant script in Eclipse using Workbench on Windows 7. I've used multiple versions but the issue persists. Essentially, I define multiple targets and call them in sequence like this: Multiple ...
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How to generate docs with the new style?

Is there a way to make the Wolfram Workbench generate HTML with the new documentation styles of version 11.1?
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How to add example links to documentation pages?

Link to Wolfram Community version. The Details section of documentation pages often contains ">>" links to the examples below. Is there a quick and easy way to add these links using the Workbench ...
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Wolfram Workbench, Mathematica 11 and Eclipse Mars

I'm new to Mathematica. I have to use it to be compliant with my new colleagues. I have available Eclipse Mars and Mathematica 11, there's a way to use Workbench? None of my colleagues use it or know ...
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Create keyboard shortcut for automatic source formatting in workbench

In the context menu under Source there is an option to automatically format/indent code, but it doesn't have a keybinding associated. The command also doesn't seem to appear in the Window → ...
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Workbench (Eclipse version) HTML Documentation Build HTML issues

Description The HTML generated for local viewing by Workbench (Eclipse plugin version 10.1.757) has some issues before they can be published. This post is in continuation of the original question ...
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Erroneous "undefined symbol" warnings in Wolfram Workbench

Although I'm very much fond of Worlfram Workbench's ability to recognize unused or undefined symbols, sometimes it really annoys me. What I mean is that in some constructions, that are ...
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Customizing documentation from workbench?

The documentation generator is working now for me, but I'm hoping someone knows how to customize the html generation in any of the following ways: Is there a way to keep input cells as text (instead ...
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