Applies to Collaborator 12.1, last modified on August 20, 2019

Update Site

Eclipse can be configured to automatically download the Collaborator plug-in, and even to check periodically for updates. If you already know how to do this, all you will need to know is that our Eclipse update site is located here:

http://eclipse.smartbear.com/12.0

Otherwise, read on for step-by-step installation instructions.

Installation Instructions

Here are detailed instructions for how to install our plug-in in Eclipse:

  1. Open Eclipse IDE.

  2. Select Help > Install New Software from the main menu.

  3. Type "http://eclipse.smartbear.com/12.0" in the Work with field and select Enter. Then check Collaborator and click Next.

  4. Click Next to finish the Install Details page.

  5. Check I accept the terms of the license agreement and click Finish to start the install.

  6. A progress dialog appears as Eclipse installs the plug-ins.

  7. Click OK to close the Security Warning popup about unsigned plug-ins.

  8. Click Yes in the Software Updates popup to restart Eclipse.

Uninstallation Instructions

To uninstall the plugin:

  1. Open Eclipse IDE.

  2. Select Help > About from the main menu. Click Installation Details. This will open a dialog with more details about your installation.

  3. Click the Installed Software tab to see a list of the software items that you have installed into your system.

  4. Select Collaborator and click Uninstall.

Additionally you will need to remove the Collaborator Eclipse Plug-in files from the Eclipse plugins folder. This is especially important if you plan to re-install the plugin later.

  1. Go to Eclipse Plug-in's folder. It is typically located at the following path:

    <user_home>/.p2/pool/plugins

  2. Select all jar-files and folders that start with com.smartbear.collaborator.

  3. Delete these files and folders from the folder.

See Also

Eclipse Plug-in

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