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You can install '''EMF Compare '''through different means :
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*use the update manager with this URL : [http://download.eclipse.org/modeling/emf/updates/releases/  http://download.eclipse.org/modeling/emf/updates/releases/]
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*download the Eclipse Modeling Bundle (EMF Compare is included in it) : [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/  http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/]
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*download a zip there :  [http://www.eclipse.org/modeling/emf/downloads/?project=compare http://www.eclipse.org/modeling/emf/downloads/?project=compare] and unpack it in your dropins directory of Eclipse
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Once it is installed, you can easily check it's working selecting two ecore files and picking the "compare with each other" action in the contextual menu.
  
 
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Revision as of 03:57, 12 November 2009

Installation

You can install EMF Compare through different means :

Once it is installed, you can easily check it's working selecting two ecore files and picking the "compare with each other" action in the contextual menu.

Configuration

Preference settings

You have to specify for which Model File Types the EMF Compare framework should be used instead of the "normal" eclipse text compare facility. Therefore, please open the preference page "General/Content Types" in your eclipse preferences ("Menu: Window->Preferences...").

CompareConfigContentTypes.png

Press "Add..." to add an new File association.

CompareConfigNewFileType.png

Enter a pattern of you Model files and click OK. Close the eclipse preferences by clicking OK.

Now you can use EMF compare for your specific model files.

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