Using ISharedImages in plugin.xml

Eclipse provides a lot of images for general purpose, e.g. save, delete, edit, folders, etc. You can access these ImageDescriptors via


However there is a more sophisticated way to create Entries in toolbars and/or menus. This is shown in a great tutorial by Lars Vogel here. You have now a command and a referencing menu extension. To use the Eclipse SharedImages you just put the ISharedImages constant in the icon field, like


It works fine for me in Eclipse 3.6 Helios.  The article is based on

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