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Helix ALM Eclipse Integration

Article ID: 552  |  Last updated: 28 Mar, 2018

Helix ALM supports integration with Eclipse. See Third-Party Integrations for supported versions.

This article includes information about installing the integration plug-inusing the add-in toolbar, and troubleshooting.

Installing the plug-in

  1. In Eclipse, choose Help > Install New Software. The Install dialog box opens.
  2. Click Add. The Add Repository dialog box opens.
  3. Enter a Name for the new software download site, such as Helix ALM Plug-in Site.
  4. Enter as the Location.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Expand the Helix ALM Eclipse plug-in node, select the plug-in version to install, and click Next.
    Note: You must use the plug-in that corresponds to the Helix ALM version installed on your computer.
  7. Select the Helix ALM Eclipse plug-in again and click Next.
  8. Accept the license agreement and click Finish. An unsigned content security warning is displayed.
  9. Click OK to continue the installation. You are prompted to restart Eclipse when installation is complete.
  10. Click Restart Now to restart Eclipse.

Using the add-in toolbar

After the plug-in is installed, a Helix ALM toolbar and menu are added to Eclipse. Click a toolbar button or choose the corresponding menu item to add Helix ALM items to a project or view existing items.

Note: The actions you have access to depend on your Helix ALM licenses and security permissions.

 Option  Use to:
Connect Connect to the Helix ALM Server.
Switch Project Switch between Helix ALM projects.
Disconnect Disconnect from the Helix ALM Server.
Issues List Open the Issues list window.
Add Issue Add an issue.
Test Cases List Open the Test Cases list window.
Add Test Case Add a test case.
Test Runs List Open the Test Runs list window.
Requirements List Open the Requirements list window.
Add Requirement Add a requirement.
Requirement Documents List Open the Requirement Documents list window
Add Requirement Document Add a requirement document.
Task List Open the Workbook list window.
Add Task Add a workbook task.
About Open the About dialog box.


Plug-in crashes in Eclipse 3.8.1 on Ubuntu

Installing Eclipse 3.8.1 from Ubuntu’s software center or apt-get does not load a required library for the Helix ALM plug-in. Reinstall Eclipse 3.8.1 from the Eclipse web site or upgrade to Eclipse 3.8.2 or later.

Article ID: 552  |   Last updated: 28 Mar, 2018

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