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Committer Ken Gilmer has implemented a shared text editor in the '''org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab.editor''' plugin. |+|
ECF Ken Gilmer has implemented a shared text editor in the '''org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab.editor''' plugin.
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|−|First, get the plugin from anonymous CVS. [http: //www.eclipse.org/ecf/resources.html See the ECF dev resources page] for a description of how to get this plugin and the necessary dependencies. |+|
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|−|# First create a text file in a project. |+|
|−|# Go to eclipse preferences, team->ECF Editor Sharing. Adjust connection parameters as necessary. (http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s2.jpg) |+|
|−|# Right click on file and select Team -> Initiate Shared Session (http:/ /kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s1.jpg) |+|
|−|# At this point, you have created a shared editor instance. Now others can connect. |+|
|−|# Load another instance of eclipse, configure such that they point to the same server and share container names. |+|
|−|# File->New->Collaboration->Shared Editor Session. (http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s3.jpg) |+|
|−|# The dialog will now show a window asking for local container, and will list all active editor sessions. These sessions are global to the ECF container name specified in preferences. (http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s4.jpg) |+|
|−|# Select your file. The editor will be created, and saved to whatever project container is specified. |+|
|−|# Start typing. You should see changes on both editors. (http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s5. jpg) |+|
Latest revision as of 14:29, 28 October 2008
ECF committer Ken Gilmer has implemented a shared text editor in the org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab.editor plugin.
NOTE: This work has been deprecated in favor of the work on DocShare/Cola. Please see DocShare_Plugin for further info about the recent work.