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Java 7 is not publicly released yet and hence the Eclipse Java 7 support could not be shipped with 3.7 or 4.1.
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The Eclipse Java 7 support is '''no longer in BETA phase'''. It has been integrated into the existing streams.
Those who want to use it in 3.7 or 4.1 can do it using the install instructions below.
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#Help &gt; Install New Software...
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Those who want to use Java 7 in Eclipse can [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/ download] a 3.7 maintenance build (>= M20110729-1400), a 3.8 build (>= I20110729-1200), a 4.1 maintenance build (>= M20110803-1400) or a recent 4.2 build (>= I20110729-0200).
#enter:
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- http://build.eclipse.org/eclipse/java7patch/ for 3.7.0 into the 'Work with' field<br>
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- http://build.eclipse.org/eclipse/java7patch41/ for 4.1.0 into the 'Work with' field
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#press 'Enter'
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#select category 'Eclipse Java 7 Support (BETA)'
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#for faster install, deselect 'Contact all updates sites during install to find required software'
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#click 'Next'
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#click 'Next'
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#accept the license
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#click 'Finish'
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#restart Eclipse when asked
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In order to use the batch compiler only, you can follow the steps described at the link [http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.jdt.doc.user%2Ftasks%2Ftask-using_batch_compiler.htm Using the batch compiler] by replacing org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.4.0<qualifier>.jar with: org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.7.0.v_B63_BETA_JAVA7.jar.
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See [http://www.eclipse.org/jdt/ui/r3_8/Java7news/whats-new-java-7.html What's new for Java 7] for the new Java 7 related features.
 
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'''Note:''' This is an implementation of an early-draft specification developed under the Java Community Process (JCP) and is made available for testing and evaluation purposes only. The code is not compatible with any specification of the JCP.
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Latest revision as of 01:32, 6 October 2011

The Eclipse Java 7 support is no longer in BETA phase. It has been integrated into the existing streams.

Those who want to use Java 7 in Eclipse can download a 3.7 maintenance build (>= M20110729-1400), a 3.8 build (>= I20110729-1200), a 4.1 maintenance build (>= M20110803-1400) or a recent 4.2 build (>= I20110729-0200).

See What's new for Java 7 for the new Java 7 related features.

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