|rt.jar and other java library source [message #104665]
||Sun, 25 September 2005 12:56
Originally posted by: joel.stevecrocker.com|
I am running eclipse 3.1 on Windows XP Pro to do Java 1.5_0_04 (5.0)
I am having problems finding the source / javadoc for the standard
I have looked through the exsiting questions, and found the comments under
No javadoc with Jdk 1.5
Javadoc using code complete unavailable/does not work in v3.1
Both of them say to go to the jre, edit it, and select the src.zip file
for rt.jar (and presumably the other .jar files.
I used the standard eclipse installation.
I have several src.zip files for various parts of the eclipse product
But I can find no trace of the src.zip for rt.jar.
I presumably am missing something obvious. Where should I look for the
proper src.zip? If it is not there, is there a sensible place to download
Using the instructions in the message with the subject:
What Javadoc URL field?
I have downloaded the documentation.
a) I still can not see the sources, which would be helpful.
b) Although the windows->preferences->java->jre... editing javadocs
pointer points to the javadoc on my machine (which opens fine in firefox)
I am apparently missing whatever technique one is supposed to use to
actually open the javadoc in eclipse. I would settle for triggering my
browser to open the correct piece of javadoc.
Joel M. Halpern
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