For now the plugin has to be installed manually. Download the latest
edu.kit.textannotation.annotationplugin-1.0.0-SNAPSHOT.jar file from the most recent release and place it in
plugins subdirectory might not exist yet and has to be created in this case.
Then start eclipse with the
-clean option for it to load the plugin.
The repository comes with an example Eclipse workspace to explore the functions of the plugin. Clone the repository with
git clone https://github.com/lukasbach/textannotation && cd textannotation/example and open an Eclipse workspace at that location. You can then open the file
annotation-example-project/travelManagement.taf in Eclipse with the plugin installed.
Using the Annotation Perspective
The plugin adds a custom perspective that provides all necessary views for using the plugin. Click the perspective shortcut on the top right or navigate through the menu bar via
Window > Perspective > Open Perspective and open the Text Annotation Perspective. This automatically opens the relevant views and adds shortcuts for creating new files.
The user documentation as well as a documentation on the development of this plugin is located here.
The plugin uses the default logging service of Eclipse. By default, all logs are saved at
eclipse/configuration/*.log. You can also open the logs from within eclipse via
Window > Show View > PDE Runtime > Error Log.
Logging granularity can be changed via the
config.ini file of eclipse by adapting the
eclipse.log.level to one of the following:
This plugin was developed during a practical project at Karlsruher Institut of Technology.
The project is documented here.