The easiest way to develop a custom editor is probably to just develop it next to the other editors you mentioned. So download the droolsjbpm-tools source code and add your editor there. That project already defines the necessary dependencies, like several eclipse UI plugins and some jbpm+drools jars. You can then just use the build to create a new version of the plugin that includes your editors.
Excellent. I'll do that. Thanks Kris.
Did you try anything on custom editor? Did you find easy to use it?
I also have a requirement where I need to create a custome editor for a work item.
Let me know if you got any inputs for me.
I didn;t take that approach due to the fact that we would have to have our own copy of the plugin code. I asked whether there was an extension point that could be exposed which would enable me to keep my own code in my own jar but I haven't heard back
I am interested in creating a custom editor. I am considering creating a seperate plugin as a last option as whenever we have to create a new work item and its custom editor we need to update the plugin.
I am able to use custom email editor and human task editor. I have a similar requirement where I need to use custom editor do update BPMN file, read a file to display its values and few simlar things.
Is it possible to call our custom editor class defined and available in a seperate jar file?
It seems that EditBeanDialog and WorkEditor can not be accessed from outside.
I believe that custom editor provides a very good possibility of improving user experience.
Let me know your views and suggestions.