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Swordfish Documentation: Running Swordfish Tooling System Tests

System Tests Using SWTBot

Swordfish tooling uses SWTBot for system tests. This page describes the prerequisites and detailed steps to run system tests for Swordfish tooling.


  • Eclipse 3.5
  • Source files of Swordfish tooling in your workspace

Running System Tests

  1. Use a clean Eclipse installation.
  2. Install SWTBot from org.eclipse.swordfish.third-parties. To install using Eclipse point to {workspace}/swordfish-tooling/org.eclipse.swordfish.third-parties/swtbot/eclipse.
  3. Copy the files in the plug-in folders of orbit and pde.test.util to your Eclipse plug-in folder.
  4. Reload the target platform.
  5. Clean and build the project.
  6. Right-click on the file and click Run as SWTBot test.

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