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<blockquote><table style="border: 1px red dashed; padding:10px"><tr><td>'''''For technical reasons, there are currently no scheduled builds VE builds at Eclipse.org. Instead, [http://www.soyatec.com Soyatec Web services] provides this <b style="color:orange">temporary</b> [http://update.soyatec.org/Ganymede/ve/1.4 VE 1.4 Update Site].<br/><br/>Want to help? Please contact [mailto:ve-dev@eclipse.org ve-dev@eclipse.org].'''''</td></tr></table></blockquote>
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This document details how to install VE into Eclipse using the Install Manager available in Eclipse 3.4+.
  
==Install VE 1.4 from Update Manager ==
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==Install VE 1.5 into Eclipse 3.6 / Helios==
  
* Download and install one of the following standard [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede] distributions for Java development:   
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* Download and install one of the following standard [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/release/helios Eclipse 3.6 Helios] distributions for Java development:   
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse Classic 3.6.1"
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:: - "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
 
:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers"
 
:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers"
:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"  
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* VE 1.5 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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===Online Install===
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* Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
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{{codeblock|
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Help > Install New Software...
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  In the "Work with:" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.5.0/, and hit enter
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  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next
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}}
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[[Image:VE-Helios-Install.PNG]]
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===Offline Install===
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* Download the latest Update site zip from one of these locations:
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:* http://www.eclipse.org/vep/downloads/ (best option, includes mirrors & most information)
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:* http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/downloads/drops/1.5.0/ (second best option, no mirrors)
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* Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
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{{codeblock|
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Help > Install New Software... > Add... > Archive...
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  Browse for the zip you downloaded.
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  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next
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}}
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After restarting Eclipse, launch <code>Help > About Eclipse > Installation Details</code>. You should find the VE feature(s) you installed are present.
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==Install VE 1.4 into Eclipse 3.5 / Galileo ==
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* Download and install one of the following standard [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/release/galileo Eclipse 3.5 Galileo] distributions for Java development: 
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:: - With "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers", you should NOT check the '''Java EMF Model''' Utilities (org.eclipse.jem.util) plugins since there are already installed.
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse Classic 3.5.2"
 
:: - "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
 
:: - "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
 
:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
 
:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
  
* [[Image:Update-site.png|thumb]] Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
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* VE 1.4 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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===Online Install===
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* Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
 
{{codeblock|
 
{{codeblock|
  Help > Software Updates... > Available Software
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  Help > Install New Software...  
   Add Site... > ''add the VE 1.4 Update site: http://update.soyatec.org/Ganymede/ve/1.4''
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   In the "Work with:" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.4/, and hit enter
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  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next
 
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* [[Image:Soyatec-ve.png|thumb]] Expand the VE site, select "Visual Editor", and hit "Install..."
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[[Image:VE1.4-UpdateSite-Galileo-Screenshot0.png]]
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===Offline Install===
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* Download the latest Update site zip from one of these locations:
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:* http://www.eclipse.org/vep/downloads/ (best option, includes mirrors & most information)
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:* http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/downloads/drops/1.4.0/ (second best option, no mirrors)
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* Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
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{{codeblock|
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Help > Install New Software... > Add... > Archive...
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  Browse for the zip you downloaded.
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  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next
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}}
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After restarting Eclipse, launch <code>Help > About Eclipse > Installation Details</code>. You should find the VE feature(s) you installed are present.
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==Install VE 1.4 into Eclipse 3.4 / Ganymede ==
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* Download and install one of the following standard [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/release/ganymede/sr2 Eclipse 3.4.2 Ganymede] distributions for Java development: 
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
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:: - "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
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* VE 1.4 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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* Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
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{{codeblock|
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Help > Software Updates... > Available Software
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  Add Site... >
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  ''add the VE 1.4 Update site: http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.4''
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}}
  
After restarting Eclipse, launch <code>Help > About Eclipse SDK</code>. You should find the following VE plugins.
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[[Image:VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot0.png]]
  
[[Image:Ve-plugins.png]]
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*Expand the VE site, select "Visual Editor" or "Visual Editor SDK" (if you want sources), and hit "Install..."
  
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[[Image:VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot1.png]]
  
Author: Yves YANG (yves.yang@soyatec.com) - VE Committer
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After restarting Eclipse, launch <code>Help > About Eclipse > Plug-in Details</code>. You should find the following VE plugins.
  
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[[Image:VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot2.png]]
  
 
[[Category:VE]]
 
[[Category:VE]]

Latest revision as of 19:20, 11 February 2011

This document details how to install VE into Eclipse using the Install Manager available in Eclipse 3.4+.

Install VE 1.5 into Eclipse 3.6 / Helios

  • Download and install one of the following standard Eclipse 3.6 Helios distributions for Java development:
- "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
- "Eclipse Classic 3.6.1"
- "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
- "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
- "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers"

Online Install

  • Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
Help > Install New Software... 
  In the "Work with:" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.5.0/, and hit enter
  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next

VE-Helios-Install.PNG

Offline Install

  • Download the latest Update site zip from one of these locations:
  • Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
Help > Install New Software... > Add... > Archive...
  Browse for the zip you downloaded.
  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next

After restarting Eclipse, launch Help > About Eclipse > Installation Details. You should find the VE feature(s) you installed are present.

Install VE 1.4 into Eclipse 3.5 / Galileo

  • Download and install one of the following standard Eclipse 3.5 Galileo distributions for Java development:
- With "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers", you should NOT check the Java EMF Model Utilities (org.eclipse.jem.util) plugins since there are already installed.
- "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
- "Eclipse Classic 3.5.2"
- "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
- "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"

Online Install

  • Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
Help > Install New Software... 
  In the "Work with:" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.4/, and hit enter
  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next

VE1.4-UpdateSite-Galileo-Screenshot0.png

Offline Install

  • Download the latest Update site zip from one of these locations:
  • Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
Help > Install New Software... > Add... > Archive...
  Browse for the zip you downloaded.
  When the site loads, select the feature(s) you want to install, then hit Next

After restarting Eclipse, launch Help > About Eclipse > Installation Details. You should find the VE feature(s) you installed are present.

Install VE 1.4 into Eclipse 3.4 / Ganymede

  • Download and install one of the following standard Eclipse 3.4.2 Ganymede distributions for Java development:
- "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers"
- "Eclipse IDE for Java Developers"
- "Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers"
- "Eclipse IDE for Java and Report Developers"
  • Start eclipse, then start the Install Manager.
Help > Software Updates... > Available Software
  Add Site... > 
  add the VE 1.4 Update site: http://download.eclipse.org/tools/ve/updates/1.4

VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot0.png

  • Expand the VE site, select "Visual Editor" or "Visual Editor SDK" (if you want sources), and hit "Install..."

VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot1.png

After restarting Eclipse, launch Help > About Eclipse > Plug-in Details. You should find the following VE plugins.

VE1.4-UpdateSite-Ganymede-Screenshot2.png