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====Install the org.eclipse.releng.tools plugin to Eclipse ====
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==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.
 
You can use the standard software installer ("Help > Install New Software...") to add the Eclipse Project's Releng Tools to your Eclipse configuration.
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[[Image:InstallRelengTools.png]]
 
[[Image:InstallRelengTools.png]]
  
====Configuration of Eclipse copyright tool ====
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==Configuration of Eclipse copyright tool ==
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The Copyright Tool is configured using the preferences.
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[[Image:Copyrighttool.jpg]]
 
[[Image: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 ====
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If you're not sure what to put here, please see the [http://eclipse.org/legal/copyrightandlicensenotice.php Default Copyright and License Notice].
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* change to Resource-view of Eclipse
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==Use Eclipse copyright tool ==
* deselect all working sets, if you have selected - you must see the project structure of your workspace
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* click right on your project and choose Advanced fix copyrights
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Once installed and configured, the Copyright tool can accessed via context menu on a project.
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[[Image:Copyrighttool2.jpg]]
  
The tool will:
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==More Information==
* insert a header
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** in java files
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** if configured, in *.properties files
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** if configured, with override existing header
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The tool will NOT
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More information about the Eclipse Project's Release Engineering Tools can be found in the [[Platform-releng-faq#How do I use the releng plugin?|Platform Releng FAQ]].
* insert a header in other files like plugin.xml
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Revision as of 12:03, 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

The Copyright Tool is configured using the preferences.


Copyrighttool.jpg


If you're not sure what to put here, please see the Default Copyright and License Notice.

Use Eclipse copyright tool

Once installed and configured, the Copyright tool can accessed via context menu on a project.

Copyrighttool2.jpg

More Information

More information about the Eclipse Project's Release Engineering Tools can be found in the Platform Releng FAQ.