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How to use Eclipse 3.1 as an IDE for COBOL

 
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Upamanyu

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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 5:31 pm    Post subject: How to use Eclipse 3.1 as an IDE for COBOL
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So my problem is this. I have eclipse 3.1 on my PC (which is NOT a problem icon_lol.gif ) and I need to do some work on COBOL. Now I downloaded the plug-in for COBOL from the eclipse.org site. The plug-in is a .zip file and when u extract it, you'll get two folders marked "features" and "plugins". The contents of these have been copied to the eclipse folder (ok "directory" if u INSIST!!!) and after that I started Eclipse.

Now the problem is How do I get into COBOL perspective? When I try to create a COBOL project nothing happens. I am using Fujistu cobol compiler (wincob). Can someone help me on this please!? icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to use Eclipse 3.1 as an IDE for COBOL
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did You follow the instruction at
http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/indextools.cgi/cobol-home/setup/setup.html
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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 9:51 pm    Post subject:
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Enrico

the link sure is helpful...but not able to find Update Manager in Eclipse 3.1. I guess I will just revert to Eclipse 3 and go with ur link. Thanks a lot ...it sure was helpful icon_smile.gif


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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to use Eclipse 3.1 as an IDE for COBOL
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did You notice that eclipse is already at 3.3.2 level ??
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