Currently such changes can not be refreshed and can block the UI from showing the actual contents in the file.

  1. Open a WebDSL project.
  2. Open some editor windows for .app files.
  3. Close eclipse (completely) with the windows open.
  4. Make some changes to one of the files opened.
  5. Open eclipse: the windows are reloaded and present a message that they need refreshing.

Normally one could reopen the file, or just press F5 to refresh the view, but this action is disabled. There are two current workarounds: with eclipse running save new changes to the file with an external editor (touch?) or do a complete and successful compilation.

Submitted by Thomas Schaap on 10 March 2010 at 19:13

On 10 March 2010 at 19:39 Lennart Kats commented:

AFAIK this is an Eclipse bug (but it might be an IMP bug). Pressing F5 to refresh hardly ever works in my experience. Right clicking on the file and selecting “refresh” does work though.

On 10 March 2010 at 19:42 Lennart Kats commented:

Since this issue likely relates to the Spoofax project, I moved it to Spoofax/43.

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