Installing the Eclipse Plug-In

You can download the Eclipse Plug-In from the product updates site.

The Eclipse SDK and Silk Performer must be installed on your computer. Make sure to run Silk Performer at least once before you start the installation.

  1. Use the standard procedure for installing Eclipse plug-ins from the Eclipse SDK ( Help > Install New Software ). If you are not sure how to install plug-ins in Eclipse, refer to the Eclipse documentation.
  2. When asked for the site to add, specify the site that contains your Silk Performer Extras folder. The Extras folder is located in the Silk Performer installation folder.
  3. Browse to and select the Eclipse Plug-in directory in your Silk Performer Extras directory (.../Extras/eclipseplugin/).
  4. Make sure that the Group items by category check box is not checked.
  5. Once the Silk Performer Eclipse Plug-in is listed, click the plus sign of the new local site to expand its contents.
  6. Check the check box of the plug-in feature (Silk Performer Feature) and then click Install. The Install dialog opens.
  7. Click Next. A license description appears on the Install dialog.
  8. If you agree to the terms of the license agreement, check the I accept the terms of the license agreement check box and then click Finish.
  9. Click Yes to restart the Eclipse Workbench. When the Eclipse Workbench is restarted, a Silk Performer menu entry appears in the Eclipse Workbench.