DVT e Language IDE User Guide
Rev. 19.1.31, 5 September 2019

25.3.1 How to define a new external builder?

Select the project in the Navigator View, right-click and choose Properties. Choose the DVT > External Builders properties. Click the New button to define a new external builder. From the list of external builders choose the generic External Builder or one of the pre-configured ones.

Main tab

In the Main tab you can:

  1. Specify the name of the builder. It will appear in the extracted messages, for example in the Errors View.

  2. Specify the Full Build command - invoked on project full build and re-build. It is any regular shell command. You can use various variables (see pre-configured builders for examples).

  3. Specify the Auto Build command - invoked on incremental builds, for example on save. It is any regular shell command. You can use various variables (see pre-configured builders for examples).

  4. Specify the Clean command - invoked on project clean and before re-build. It is any regular shell command. You can use various variables (see pre-configured builders for examples).

  5. Specify the working directory where the commands are invoked from. You can use various variables, browse the file system etc. (see pre-configured builders for examples).

  6. Use various variables to pass as arguments to commands, for example ${incdir} or ${project_loc}.

NOTE: To specify multiple commands use sh - c "..."

Filters tab

In the Filters tab you can:

  1. Choose from one of the predefined filter categories.

  2. Preview a filter.

  3. Define a new filter, edit, remove or duplicate an existing one. Filters in predefined categories cannot be edited or removed (allow future enhancements or fixes).