VE/Installing

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Step by step installation of VE. Please edit me and add the steps. Thank!


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 { 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 id=org.eclipse.wst version=2.0.0.v200706041905

3h) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration 3i) Click "Add an Extension Location" 3j) Select the WTP "eclipse" subdir from above 4) Install the build of VE: 4a) Go to http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=131065&package_id=154855 4b) Click "Visual Editor patched as in bug 202562" 4c) Click org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813.zip 4d) Unpack the .zip file somewhere 4e) In that extracted folder, there is an " org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813" subdir 4f) Rename that subdir to "eclipse" 4g) In that "eclipse" subdir, create a file called ".eclipseextension" 4h) Put the following three lines in that file:

name=Visual Editor id=org.eclipse.visualeditor version=1.3.0.200709121813

4i) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration 4j) Click "Add an Extension Location" 4k) Select the VE "eclipse" subdir from above }