AXDT Plug-In Installation

AXDT is a Plug-In for the Eclipse IDE. Eclipse provides the update site installation mechanism which makes it easy to install new plugins like AXDT.


Installing Using the Eclipse Update Manager

AXDT is installed through the Eclipse Update Manager. At this point it is assumed you have Eclipse 3.1 up and running.

  1. If you access the Internet through a proxy server, you need to configure the proxy details in the Eclipse preferences first. Select Window > Preferences... from the menu bar and then choose the Install/Update tab and add the appropriate proxy settings.
  2. From the menu bar, select Help > Software Updates > Find And Install...

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  3. In the "Install/Update" dialog that opens, select "Search for new features to install" and click "Next".

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  4. In the "Install" dialog that appears, press the "New Remote Site..." button

  5. In the "New Update Site" dialog that appears, enter a name, "AXDT Update Site", and the URL to the AXDT update site: Click Ok

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  6. Make sure that the only selected site is the newly created "AXDT Update Site" and Click "Finish"
  7. The following dialog gives you the choice for the installable featrues. Please select all of them.

          Note that if you have
          already installed it will not show up in this dialog

    Figure 4: Note that if you have EMF 2.1 already installed it will not show up in this dialog

  8. Press "Next", accept the license terms, press "Next" again and "Finish".
  9. Once the download is finished, a dialog will show up asking to install the chosen features. Press "Install All" to proceed.
  10. At the end of the installation you are asked to restart the eclispe workbench, please confirm with "Yes".