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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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Documentation Tools: Where is the metadata from source doc pages used?

I am experimenting with the Documentation Tools for the first time, to integrate my package's doc pages into the Documentation Center. Doc pages are generated from a "source notebook" that the ...
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Trouble with links to symbol pages generated by Wolfram Workbench

I am having some troubles with documentation generated by wolfram workbench. When i try to open symbol page created with workbench by pressing F1 I get a search page instead of my symbol page. When I ...
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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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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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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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linking usage message to package documentation

I am trying to write documentation for a package I made, using Workbench. Let's say I have a function test, first I write a usage message as: ...
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What can I do with “Syntax Templates” section at start of Symbol Pages (in Workbench)?

At the top of each Symbol Page, there are a bunch of little sections in grey (see screen shot). But I do not understand how to use them. I am particularly interested in the "Syntax templates" ...
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Documentation with Workbench: Paclet vs Package

I am writing documentation for my package in Workbench v2.0 with Mathematica v9.0.1. But for some reason, all of the help pages (and the index) of the package say that the various functions and ...
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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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Wolfram Workbench Installation on Windows 10

I have installed Mathematica 10.3 on Windows 10 Pro, x64 machine, and now I am trying to install Wolfram Workbench plugin. I have read all the posts related to this type of error, most notably "error ...
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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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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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Editing Wolfram Language Packages and Scripts

Background I am currently working on a large software development project written in the Wolfram Language and I would like to organize my code in Wolfram Language Packages and Scripts (.wl files. See ...
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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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Code/Exp Search Documentation Center Mathematica

I have added several of my own applications to my Mathematica documentation center. Currently Mathematica uses followings notebook options to help the user search for specific functions. ...
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Error trying to open a notebook in Wolfram Workbench [duplicate]

I recently set up Mathematica 9.0.1 on a new computer, along with x64 Eclipse Indigo with JRE 1.7, and the Wolfram Workbench 2 plug-in. Something is amiss, because when I try to do any sort of task ...
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What do the contents of Index and SpellIndex folders do in applications?

In the built documentation folder of an application with Wolfram Workbench, there are two folders /Documentation/English/Index and ...
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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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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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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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Wolfram Workbench autocompletition

Suppose I have some project in Wolfram Workbench. In some packages need DatabaseLink`. I write it in this way: ...
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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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Wolfram Workbench 2.0 on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty

I'm trying to install Wolfram Workbench on Xubuntu 14.04 but the apptication doesn't start. Knowing that WWb is a 32 bit application, I installed the i386 requrements: ...
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Renaming projects in Wolfram Workbench

I write my whole package by using Mathematica front end, and I am currently in the process of writing the documentation using Workbench. I'm about 50% done, but realized I need to change the name of ...
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How to make DocumentationTools palette useable?

I am writing the documentation for my package using Wolfram Workbench 2. But when I open DocumentationTools under Palettes, I get this unpolished piece of junk: The top half is a total waste of ...
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workbench: how to see values of global variables during debugging

Consdier the following package ...
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Running unit tests while debug session is running in Workbench

Is it possible to run unit test while a debug session is already open in Wolfram Workbench 2.0? A typical use case follows: I have a debug in Workbench session open. I evaluate some cells in a ...
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How do I add a “Background & Context” section to symbol doc pages in Workbench?

Some of the documentation pages for Mathematica 10's built-in symbols have an additional "Background & Context" section (just below the Details section) that's reserved for textbook-type ...
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Documentation build failed with Workbench

I'm starting to use Wolfram Workbench 2 to develop a Mathematica package. For the first time I tried "Documentation - Build" under the "Application Tools" but got fatal errors: BUILD FAILED /Users/[....
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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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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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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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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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Debugging Test files generates exception in Workbench 2 and 3

I'm having trouble running the "test file" example given in the video here http://www.wolfram.com/broadcast/screencasts/workbench/WorkbenchTesterDemo/ in "Debug As...". RUNning the test file "test....
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Can't open a notebook in Workbench 2 with Mathematica 10

I don't think this question is a duplicate. Posted answers that I found did not solve my problem. Conditions: Win8.1 Mathematica 10, Workbench 2 As I mentioned above, I can't open a .nb file in ...
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Workbench Installation Issue on Windows 8.1

Has something changed between Windows 7 64 bit and Windows 8.1 64 bit with respect to installing the Workbench to avoid the "An internal error occurred during: "FrontEnd Job::Open Notebook" issue? ...
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How to migrate or export projects with Workbench

Imagine the following scenario: user A is developing a project with documentation in workbench. She wants to give her (unfinished) work to user B , so that user B can continue work on the project and ...
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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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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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Workbench TestSuite problem

I am working on an application using Workbench 3.0 and Mathematica 10.4.0. I've written a couple of test files for different parts of my work, and a master file with a test suite: ...
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How do I set up initialization code for Wolfram Workbench MUnit tests?

Say I have a couple of tests like the following: ...
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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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Protected Variable Error with Workbench 3.0

I have Wolfram Workbench 3.0, build 78, with Mathematica 10.4 as the front end. I am using Windows 10. I am trying to run a simple test source code test.m: ...
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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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What options for project development exist if the Cloud and Mathematica Online cannot be used

Due to contractual obligations to protect IP and client information, we unfortunately, cannot use Cloud or Mathematica Online for development in the development of our projects. We are further ...
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How to import Mathematica folders into Workbench

I have been working with Mathematica for a while and have accumulated a number of folders (not in Workbench project form), each with a few files such as a .nb file, maybe a .m file, and their products ...
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Control which frontend session/kernel the Workbench gets attached to

(I am new to Workbench) I have 2 or 3 Mathematica frontend sessions open with a few of them running some long-running codes. When I try to open/edit a code in Workbench, I see that it sometimes it ...
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Auto line breaks in workbench

I have been using Mathematica for a while and thought of using Worbench to structure my project better. However, moving my code from .nb-files to .m-files in a Workbench project does not really work, ...
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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 ...