# Eclipse - How to configure/install Eclipse to develop in TCL ?

## 1 - About

This article is a step by step guide on how to install and configure Eclipse to develop in TCL.

## 3 - Installation

• Install the JDK (minimal 1.5)
• Download the minimal platform library (File eclipse-platform-3.5-win32.zip, 47 MB) from Eclipse
• unzip the eclipse file in the Program Files directory
• in the same directory, modify the eclipse.ini by adding this line to give the Jvm path :
-vm "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_21\bin\java.exe"
• start eclipse by launching the file eclipse.exe
• in the Workspace, in the Help menu, choose “Install New Features …”
• select the Galileo Update Site, wait a little bit and when the features appears, select the TCL part of DLTK as below :

• Click next, EMF is then automatically selected :

• Next and finish to install TCL
• When asked, restart Eclipse

## 4 - Configuration

• Download and install the interpreter from the tcl website
• Create a new project and select TCL as type
• Click configure and give the path to the executable file named tclsh, wish, or expect.

## 5 - Documentation/Reference

lang/tcl/eclipse_dltk_tcl.txt · Last modified: 2017/03/05 17:21 by gerardnico