About this book

Eclipse for DS-5 Using Eclipse. This book introduces the ARM plug-ins for use with Eclipse, and describes how you can use them with other tools from Development Studio 5. It describes how to build, debug, monitor, and manage projects for ARM targets. It is also available as a PDF.

Using this book

This book is organized into the following chapters:
Chapter 1 Getting started with Eclipse

The following topics describe how to get started with Eclipse, the C/C++ perspective, the DS-5 Debug perspective, and associated features.

Chapter 2 Working with projects

You can use Eclipse to create projects for ARM® targets. Projects are top level folders in your workspace that contain related files and sub-folders. A project must exist in your workspace before a new file can be added or an existing file can be imported.

Chapter 3 Working with editors

The following topics describe how to use the editors when developing a project for an ARM® target.

Chapter 4 Terminology, shortcuts and icons

This following topics describe some of the terminology used in Eclipse for DS-5 User Guide, useful keyboard shortcuts, and menu and toolbar icons.


The ARM Glossary is a list of terms used in ARM documentation, together with definitions for those terms. The ARM Glossary does not contain terms that are industry standard unless the ARM meaning differs from the generally accepted meaning.
See the ARM Glossary for more information.

Typographic conventions

Introduces special terminology, denotes cross-references, and citations.
Highlights interface elements, such as menu names. Denotes signal names. Also used for terms in descriptive lists, where appropriate.
Denotes text that you can enter at the keyboard, such as commands, file and program names, and source code.
Denotes a permitted abbreviation for a command or option. You can enter the underlined text instead of the full command or option name.
monospace italic
Denotes arguments to monospace text where the argument is to be replaced by a specific value.
monospace bold
Denotes language keywords when used outside example code.
Encloses replaceable terms for assembler syntax where they appear in code or code fragments. For example:
MRC p15, 0, <Rd>, <CRn>, <CRm>, <Opcode_2>
Used in body text for a few terms that have specific technical meanings, that are defined in the ARM glossary. For example, IMPLEMENTATION DEFINED, IMPLEMENTATION SPECIFIC, UNKNOWN, and UNPREDICTABLE.


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