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Quick start guide
Overview of the most common files to write
New alternative but easier way to write a simple driver and editor
Start a new project
Methods and parameters in detail
How to ...
1. Step-by-step: Start a new project
(I've copied the specific section from before we start, to get started, more detailed info, or alternatives are welcome)
1.2. Create a Project
Checkout projects from SVN
, then click
Create a new repository location
Enter the url
You may get a warning because Eclipse doesn't understand SourceForge's wildcard http certificate. Click
Select the JSynthLib folder and click
1.3. Set up the Library Setting and Exclude MidiProvider
(Note: These steps don't seem to be required using Eclipse (3.2 or) 3.3)
Right click (Ctrl-Click on a Mac) on the new project and choose Properties.
Java Build Path
, then the
Click the arrow next to JSynthLib and select
, then click OK.
Click on the Source tab.
Click the arrow next to
At the bottom of the window, next to the box that says
, then click OK three times to close all the Properties windows.
Displayed tab width
set to '8'. (Why?<- will become a link)
1.5. Setting up Javadocs (Optional, but recommended)
For using the Javadocs for the JDK (e.g. the "J2SE 5.0 Documentation") go to
Preferences->Java->Installed JREs->Edit->Javadoc URL
set to the directory where you installed the Javadocs. A short description is shown when moving the mouse cursor on a class or a member. You can see the full documentation by hitting Shift-F2 after selecting a class or member.
Don't forget to generate the Javadocs for JSynthlib with
Congratulations. Now you're ready to
help on how to format text
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