WebSphere Portlet Factory options missing from Open Perspective or New Project menus in Rational Application Developer 7 and Rational Software Architect 7

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Question

In some cases, after installing WebSphere® Portlet Factory version 6.0.1, the Portlet Factory menu options no longer appear on the Open Perspective menu or New Project menu in Rational® Application Developer 7 or Rational Software Architect 7.

Cause

This is related to a known issue with registering feature sets in Rational Application Developer 7 and Rational Software Architect 7. For additional details, refer to the following URL:

https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=166852.


Answer

Register the feature set using the Configuration Manager, as described below:


1. Select Help -> Software Updates.

2. Right-click the Manager Configuration option.

3. Select Add -> Extension location and point to the Portlet Factory install location. (The default location is C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere Portlet Factory\WPFDesigner\eclipse).

4. Restart your IDE.



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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Portal End of Support Products
WebSphere Portlet Factory

Software version:

6.0.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

Designer

Reference #:

1257218

Modified date:

2010-02-17

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