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ECF committer Ken Gilmer has implemented a shared text editor in the '''org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab.editor''' plugin.
 
ECF committer Ken Gilmer has implemented a shared text editor in the '''org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab.editor''' plugin.
  
First, get the plug-in from anonymous CVS.  See the ECF [http://www.eclipse.org/ecf/dev_resources.php developer resources] page for a description of how to get this plug-in and its necessary dependencies.
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'''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.
 
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# We will require two instances of eclipse for this demo; the creator instance (CI), and the joiner instance (JI). To begin, you will need to start an ECF generic server first, see [[ECF Servers]] (was [http://www.eclipse.org/ecf/scribbleshare.html here]) for details.
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# Run the two Eclipse instances, making sure to use different workspaces if you are on the same machine.
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# Go to eclipse preferences, team->ECF Editor Sharing.  Adjust connection parameters as necessary. If you are using multiple machines, both will need to point to the same ECF server. <br>http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s2.jpg
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# Create a text file in a project in CI.
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# In CI, Right click on file and select Team -> Initiate Shared Session <br>http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s1.jpg
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# At this point, you have created a shared editor instance in CI.  Now others can connect.
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# In JI, select File->New->Team->Shared Editor Session<br>http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s3.jpg
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# 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.<br>http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s4.jpg
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# Select your file.  The editor will be created, and saved to whatever project container is specified in JI.
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# Start typing in CI.  You should see changes on both editors.  <br>http://kengilmer.com/shared_editor/s5.jpg
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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.

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