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How to install e(fx)clipse on a Mars 4.5.0 version of eclipse
 
How to install e(fx)clipse on a Mars 4.5.0 version of eclipse
 
These instructions were written and the screen captures taken with a clean install of the Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers 64 bit package available here (http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/eclipse-rcp-and-rap-developers/marsr).  The Operating system used was Windows 7 SP1.  These steps do not include the install of eclipse 4.5.0 (Mars).
 
These instructions were written and the screen captures taken with a clean install of the Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers 64 bit package available here (http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/eclipse-rcp-and-rap-developers/marsr).  The Operating system used was Windows 7 SP1.  These steps do not include the install of eclipse 4.5.0 (Mars).
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# Select the '''Help''' menu.
 
# Select the '''Help''' menu.
 
# Select the '''Install New Software...''' option.
 
# Select the '''Install New Software...''' option.
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# Select the '''--All Available Sites --''' option from the '''<u>W</u>ork with:''' drop down list.
 
# Select the '''--All Available Sites --''' option from the '''<u>W</u>ork with:''' drop down list.
 
# Uncheck the '''<u>G</u>roup items by category''' check box in the bottom details section.
 
# Uncheck the '''<u>G</u>roup items by category''' check box in the bottom details section.
 
# Check only the '''e(fx)clipse - IDE''' Name option.  All the other options starting with '''e(fx)clipse - IDE''' are subsets of the full e(fx)clipse IDE.  The '''e(fx)clipse - Minimal JavaFX OSGi integration bundles''' option is out of scope for these instructions.
 
# Check only the '''e(fx)clipse - IDE''' Name option.  All the other options starting with '''e(fx)clipse - IDE''' are subsets of the full e(fx)clipse IDE.  The '''e(fx)clipse - Minimal JavaFX OSGi integration bundles''' option is out of scope for these instructions.
 
# Press the '''<u>N</u>ext >''' button.
 
# Press the '''<u>N</u>ext >''' button.
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# Press the '''<u>N</u>ext >''' button.
 
# Press the '''<u>N</u>ext >''' button.
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# Press the '''I accept the terms of the license agreement''' radio button.
 
# Press the '''I accept the terms of the license agreement''' radio button.
 
# Press the '''<u>F</u>inish''' button.
 
# Press the '''<u>F</u>inish''' button.
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# Wait about 2 minutes for the install to complete.
 
# Wait about 2 minutes for the install to complete.
 
# Press the '''Yes''' button.
 
# Press the '''Yes''' button.
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= Setup a target platform for your application development =
 
= Setup a target platform for your application development =
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# Open '''Window''' > '''Preferences''' > '''Plugin-in Development''' > '''Target Platform'''
 
# Open '''Window''' > '''Preferences''' > '''Plugin-in Development''' > '''Target Platform'''
 
# Click Add ...  
 
# Click Add ...  
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# Select '''Nothing: Start with an empty target definition'''.  
 
# Select '''Nothing: Start with an empty target definition'''.  
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# Enter '''e(fx)clipse''' as the target platform name.
 
# Enter '''e(fx)clipse''' as the target platform name.
 
# Press the '''Add...''' button.   
 
# Press the '''Add...''' button.   
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# Select Software Site.  Then press the '''Next >''' button.
 
# Select Software Site.  Then press the '''Next >''' button.
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# Enter http://download.eclipse.org/efxclipse/runtime-released/2.0.0/site as the site.  Press the enter key while in the '''<u>W</u>ork with:''' text box.
 
# Enter http://download.eclipse.org/efxclipse/runtime-released/2.0.0/site as the site.  Press the enter key while in the '''<u>W</u>ork with:''' text box.
 
# Expand '''FX Target''' and check '''Target Platform for Eclipse'''  
 
# Expand '''FX Target''' and check '''Target Platform for Eclipse'''  
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# Finish and activate the new target.   
 
# Finish and activate the new target.   
 
# <<TODO: find screen capture>>
 
# <<TODO: find screen capture>>
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# The resolving will take less then one minute on most systems.
 
# The resolving will take less then one minute on most systems.
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# Press the '''Finish''' button.
 
# Press the '''Finish''' button.
 
# Make the new '''e(fx)elipse''' Target definition the default.
 
# Make the new '''e(fx)elipse''' Target definition the default.
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= A quick peak at what is now installed =
 
= A quick peak at what is now installed =
 
== New Wizards ==
 
== New Wizards ==
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[[File:JavaFX_Preview.png]]
 
[[File:JavaFX_Preview.png]]
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== New Preferences ==
 
== New Preferences ==
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== New View ==
 
== New View ==
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Revision as of 15:40, 29 August 2015

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Installing e(fx)clipse IDE.

How to install e(fx)clipse on a Mars 4.5.0 version of eclipse These instructions were written and the screen captures taken with a clean install of the Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers 64 bit package available here (http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/eclipse-rcp-and-rap-developers/marsr). The Operating system used was Windows 7 SP1. These steps do not include the install of eclipse 4.5.0 (Mars). Help Install New Software.png

  1. Select the Help menu.
  2. Select the Install New Software... option.

Install Work with All Available Sites Uncheck Group items by category Check e(fx)clipse - IDE.png

  1. Select the --All Available Sites -- option from the Work with: drop down list.
  2. Uncheck the Group items by category check box in the bottom details section.
  3. Check only the e(fx)clipse - IDE Name option. All the other options starting with e(fx)clipse - IDE are subsets of the full e(fx)clipse IDE. The e(fx)clipse - Minimal JavaFX OSGi integration bundles option is out of scope for these instructions.
  4. Press the Next > button.

Install Install Details Next.png

  1. Press the Next > button.

I accept the terms of the license agreement.png

  1. Press the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button.
  2. Press the Finish button.

Installing Software.png

  1. Wait about 2 minutes for the install to complete.
  2. Press the Yes button.

Software Updates.png

Setup a target platform for your application development

Preferences Plug-in Development Target Platform Add.png

  1. Open Window > Preferences > Plugin-in Development > Target Platform
  2. Click Add ...

New Target Definition Nothing Start with an empty target definition.png

  1. Select Nothing: Start with an empty target definition.

Preferences Plug-in Development Target Platform.png

  1. Enter e(fx)clipse as the target platform name.
  2. Press the Add... button.

Add Content Add Software Site Next.png

  1. Select Software Site. Then press the Next > button.

Add Content Add Software Site FX Target Uncheck Include required software Finish.png

  1. Enter http://download.eclipse.org/efxclipse/runtime-released/2.0.0/site as the site. Press the enter key while in the Work with: text box.
  2. Expand FX Target and check Target Platform for Eclipse
  3. Uncheck Include required software check box.
  4. Finish and activate the new target.
  5. <<TODO: find screen capture>>

New Target Definition Name e(fx)eclipse.png

  1. The resolving will take less then one minute on most systems.

New Target Definition Name e(fx)eclipse Add Finish.png

  1. Press the Finish button.
  2. Make the new e(fx)elipse Target definition the default.
  3. Press the Apply button.
  4. Press the OK button.

A quick peak at what is now installed

New Wizards

Package Explorer Right Click New Project.png Project Explorer New Other JavaFX.png JavaFX Preview.png JavaFX HTML Template.png JavaFX Project Create a Java Project.png Product Configuration.png Create a Java Project.png FXGraph File.png FXML File.png JavaFX 3.x ViewPart.png JavaFX Main Class.png JavaFX Preloader Class.png New FX-OSGi application.png New FX-OSGi Bundle.png New e4 FX application.png

New Preferences

Preferences JavaFX.png Preferences JavaFX CSS.png Preferences JavaFX CSS Syntax Coloring.png Preferences JavaFX CSS Template.png Preferences JavaFX CSSExtDsl.png Preferences JavaFX CSSExtDsl Compiler.png Preferences CSSExtDsl Template.png Preferences FXGraph.png Preferences FXGraph Compiler.png Preferences FXGraph Syntax Coloring.png Preferences FXGraph Syntax Coloring.png File:Preferences Templates.png

New View

Show View JavaFX JavaFX Preview.png

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