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Step by step installation of VE. Please edit me and add the steps. Thank!
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<blockquote><table style="border: 1px red dashed; padding:10px"><tr><td>'''''This document contains 1 method for installing <b style="color:red">VE 1.3</b> for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede (or Eclipse 3.3 Europa). For <b style="color:orange">VE 1.4</b>, see [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]]. Nothing on this page is officially supported and is subject to change without notice. If you see an error or omission, please feel free to [http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php?title=VE/Installing&action=edit edit it]. '''''</td></tr></table></blockquote>
  
  
I got it to work once I figured out the JEM stuff.  In the end, these are the steps that worked for me.  Note: these are likely not the minimal steps, just one working solution.
 
Contributed by Chris Dolan
 
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1) Fully uninstall any old version of VE or JEM (not just disable)
 
2) via the Europa update site, install prerequisites for WTP:
 
2a) org.eclipse.datatools
 
2b) org.eclipse.wst
 
2c) org.eclipse.jst
 
2d) org.eclipse.jpt
 
3) Install the 3.0M1 milestone release of WTP SDK, which is the authoritative source of JEM 2.0.0:
 
3a) Go to http://download.eclipse.org/webtools/downloads/
 
3b) Click the 3.0M1 build
 
3c) Download the wtp-sdk zip
 
3d) Unpack the .zip file somewhere
 
3e) In that extracted folder, there is an "eclipse" subdir
 
3f) In that subdir, create a file called ".eclipseextension"
 
3g) Put the following three lines in that file:
 
  
name=WTP
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=VE 1.5=
id=org.eclipse.wst
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version=2.0.0.v200706041905
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3h) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration
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* See [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]].
3i) Click "Add an Extension Location"
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3j) Select the WTP "eclipse" subdir from above
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4) Install the build of VE:
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4a) Go to http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=131065&package_id=154855
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4b) Click "Visual Editor patched as in bug 202562"
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4c) Click org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813.zip
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4d) Unpack the .zip file somewhere
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4e) In that extracted folder, there is an " org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813" subdir
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4f) Rename that subdir to "eclipse"
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4g) In that "eclipse" subdir, create a file called ".eclipseextension"
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4h) Put the following three lines in that file:
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name=Visual Editor
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=VE 1.4=
id=org.eclipse.visualeditor
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version=1.3.0.200709121813
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4i) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration
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* See [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]].
4j) Click "Add an Extension Location"
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4k) Select the VE "eclipse" subdir from above
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=VE 1.3=
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==Download Eclipse for Java EE Developers==
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* Download and install [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede]. The "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers" bundle contains all plugins needed.
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* VE 1.3 requires [[EMF/EMF_2.3/JVM_Requirements|EMF 2.4]], which requires [[IRC_FAQ#I_just_installed_Eclipse_on_Linux.2C_but_it_does_not_start._What_is_the_problem.3F|JDK 5.0]] or later.
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<blockquote><table style="border: 1px blue dashed; padding:10px"><tr><td>[[Image:Ve-for-ganymede-install-list.png|right|thumb]] Alternatively, you can use a smaller Ganymede bundle or the "Classic" [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.4-200806172000/ Eclipse 3.4 SDK], then using the [http://download.eclipse.org/releases/ganymede// Ganymede update site], install the following features:
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:: EMF Ecore Mapping 2.4
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:: Graphical Editing Framework GEF 3.4
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:: JST Web Core 3.0
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:: JST Web UI 3.0
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:: WST Common Core 3.0
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==Download VE==
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* Download the latest VE build from [http://www.ehecht.com/eclipse_ve/ve.html ehecht.com] and unzip into the eclipse/ folder (Eclipse 3.3) or into the new [[Equinox_p2_Getting_Started#Dropins|dropins/]] folder (Eclipse 3.4).
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== See Also ==
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* [[VE/Installing/Archived|Other installation methods]] have been archived.
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[[Category:VE]]

Latest revision as of 16:58, 16 November 2010

This document contains 1 method for installing VE 1.3 for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede (or Eclipse 3.3 Europa). For VE 1.4, see Installing VE from Update Site. Nothing on this page is officially supported and is subject to change without notice. If you see an error or omission, please feel free to edit it.


Contents

[edit] VE 1.5

[edit] VE 1.4

[edit] VE 1.3

[edit] Download Eclipse for Java EE Developers

  • Download and install Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede. The "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers" bundle contains all plugins needed.
Ve-for-ganymede-install-list.png
Alternatively, you can use a smaller Ganymede bundle or the "Classic" Eclipse 3.4 SDK, then using the Ganymede update site, install the following features:
EMF Ecore Mapping 2.4
Graphical Editing Framework GEF 3.4
JST Web Core 3.0
JST Web UI 3.0
WST Common Core 3.0

[edit] Download VE

  • Download the latest VE build from ehecht.com and unzip into the eclipse/ folder (Eclipse 3.3) or into the new dropins/ folder (Eclipse 3.4).

[edit] See Also