ReqGuru is developed as an
Eclipse 3 plug-in, so a working Eclipse installation is
needed; version 1.5 (or greater) of JRE (Java Runtime Environment)
(Java download page).
Installing Eclipse on Windows
To install Eclipse, download the latest stable version
from Eclipse download
page and unzip this file into a folder,
e.g. c:\Program Files. At this time, tha is
eclipse-SDK-3.2.2-win32.zip (121 MB download size).
This will create the folder c:\Program Files\eclipse.
Figure 1. Eclipse download page (click for larger image).
Be sure to preserve Eclipse directory structure when extracting files
from the archive (please refer to the help of the tool used for
There isn't a setup.exe file, installation of Eclipse is
completed just by unzipping the archive.
To start Eclipse run eclipse.exe in the root of Eclipse
installation (c:\Program Files\eclipse\eclipse.exe in the example above).
Eclipse has its own on-line plug-in installer/updater system. To install
ReqGuru, make sure the system is connected to the Internet, start Eclipse and open the Update
Manager by choosing Help -> Software Updates -> Find and Install...
Figure 2. Eclipse menu (click for larger image).
In the resulting dialog choose Search for new features to install and press Next.
Figure 3. Install/Update dialog (click for larger image).
Click New Remote Site... and type "ReqGuru Update Site"
as Name and
in the URL field.
Figure 4. New Remote Site dialog (click for larger image).
Click Finish in the Install dialog to open Updates dialog.
Check the box of the "ReqGuru" feature.
Figure 5. Updates dialog (click for larger image).
Read carefully the license terms, accept them if agreed, and click Next.
Click Install all.
At the end of installation choose to restart Eclipse.