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====Install the org.eclipse.releng.tools plugin to Eclipse ====
 
====Install the org.eclipse.releng.tools plugin to Eclipse ====
  
Take the plugin from Eclipse repository like the documentation [[Eclipse_copyright_tool]] described:
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You can use the standard software installer ("Help > Install New Software...") to add the Eclipse Project's Releng Tools to your Eclipse configuration.
* use the CVS plugin of Eclipse to checkout the org.eclipse.releng.tools into your workspace
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* you can use Windows - preference - CVS - CVS Repositories
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** Host: dev.eclipse.org
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** Repository: /cvsroot/eclipse
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* click on versions and look for org.eclipse.releng.tools-bundle
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* pick out the bundle version of your Eclipse version e. g. org.eclipse.releng.tools R3_3_1_1
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* choose check out to import the bundle into your workspace
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To install this plugin to Eclipse you have to export this bundle into the plugins-folder of Eclipse:
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[[Image:InstallRelengTools.png]]
* right click on bundle and export
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* choose plugin-development and then Deployable plug-ins and fragments
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* choose the plugins subfolder of your Eclipse folder
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* this exports a file like 'org.eclipse.releng.tools_3.3.0.200809301227.jar' into this plugin folder
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* restart your Eclipse workspace
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====Configuration of Eclipse copyright tool ====
 
====Configuration of Eclipse copyright tool ====

Revision as of 11:05, 30 September 2011

Install the org.eclipse.releng.tools plugin to Eclipse

You can use the standard software installer ("Help > Install New Software...") to add the Eclipse Project's Releng Tools to your Eclipse configuration.

InstallRelengTools.png

Configuration of Eclipse copyright tool

Copyrighttool.jpg

  • the listbox 'copyright template' takes a fix header for your java files
  • you can declare a creation and revision year
  • you can declare that existing header will be replaced
  • you can declare that properties files like build.properties will be skiped

Use Eclipse copyright tool

Copyrighttool2.jpg

  • change to Resource-view of Eclipse
  • deselect all working sets, if you have selected - you must see the project structure of your workspace
  • click right on your project and choose Advanced fix copyrights

The tool will:

  • insert a header
    • in java files
    • if configured, in *.properties files
    • if configured, with override existing header

The tool will NOT

  • insert a header in other files like plugin.xml