Source Control with Simplicity Studio V3

by <a href="http://community.silabs.com/t5/Welcome-and-Announcements/Community-Ranking-System-and-Recognition-Program/m-p/140490#U140490"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Ninja Employee</font></font> </a> marao on ‎09-21-2016 11:48 AM - edited on ‎09-21-2016 11:51 AM by <a href="http://community.silabs.com/t5/Welcome-and-Announcements/Community-Ranking-System-and-Recognition-Program/m-p/140490#U140490"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Hero Employee</font></font> </a> Tabitha

The following steps should be followed to open a GIT repository within Simplicity Studio V3:

 

1. Install Studio V3 

 

2. Within Simplicity Studio, go to Settings:

 

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3. You will need the following additional update sites in order for Simplicity Studio to successfully install EGit, so in your Settings/Preferences >> Install/Update >> Available Update Sites, add the following:

 

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4. Now you should use the Ctrl+3 shortcut to open the shortcut window. Start typing Install New and click the link that shows up

 

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 5. In the window that pops up, enter the following site - http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates-3.7.1/ and make sure you uncheck the JGit option

 

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 6. Hit Next, accept the terms and conditions, and then restart Simplicity Studio for the changes to take effect

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 7. Once Simplicity Studio restarts again, open the Ctrl+3 shortcut menu. This time, type git in the space provided

 

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 8. This opens the Git perspective. 

 

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