Open a Eclipse View zoomed

by Jay Jonas

public class MyOpenViewZoomedCmdHandler extends AbstractHandler {

    public Object execute(ExecutionEvent event) throws ExecutionException {

        IWorkbenchWindow window = HandlerUtil.getActiveWorkbenchWindowChecked(event);

        IWorkbenchPage page = window.getActivePage();

        try {

            // any view in your application
            IViewPart view = page.showView(MyView.VIEW_ID);

            if (!page.isPageZoomed()) {
                IWorkbenchPartReference ref = page.getReference(view);
         } catch (PartInitException e) {
            // TODO Auto-generated catch block

        return null;

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