Applies to Collaborator 11.5, last modified on May 15, 2019

Download and install the Collaborator Eclipse Plug-In that matches Java version required by your Eclipse IDE:

Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen)

Java 8 or newer

Eclipse 4.6 (Neon)

Java 8

Eclipse 4.5 (Mars)

Java 7

Eclipse 4.4 (Luna)

Java 7

Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler)

Java 6 (need to switch it to use Java 7 as described below)

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/11.0

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/11.0" 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 > Installation Details from the main menu. 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:

    <Program Files>/Eclipse/<EclipseCodeName>/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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