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YumeiWavrek lu

Joined: Oct 02, 2004
Posts: 10

I am new to IDE Eclipse. I installed the eclipse on windows2000 professional and installed the jre under c:\eclipse folder

C:\eclipse\jre\bin I downloaded

then run eclipse but no java available under window->open perspective.
Do I need specify the path somewhere in Eclipse? I tried several ways and didn't work.

can someone help me?


Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 32848

First check whether the java perspective is in the other perspective list. It doesn't necessarily show up in the main list until you have used it.

Also, did you download the version of Eclipse for Java? There is also a base version that doesn't have java support.

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Sonny Pondrom
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Joined: Jun 05, 2001
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What is available under window > open percpective besides other...?
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