Beside the integration in Apache Directory Studio the Apache Directory Studio LDIF Editor could also be installed as a plug-in into a regular Eclipse installation. This section describes this alternative.
Using the Eclipse Install/Update Manager is the easiest way to install the Apache Directory Studio LDIF Editor plug-in. From workbench menu choose . → →
In the opened wizard choose Search for new features to install and click Next.
Next please specify the Apache Directory Studio update site. Click the New Remote Site... button. In the dialog input the following and press OK:
Make sure the new update site is checked an press Finish.
Now the install manager checks the update site and presents the search results. Select the feature you want to install - of course the Apache Directory Studio LDIF Editor - and click Next.
Accept the license agreement, the Apache Directory Studio LDIF Editor is distributed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.
In the next dialog ensure that the Apache Directory Studio LDIF Editor feature is selected and click to Finish.
Now the install manager loads the necessary files. When download is finished you have to verify the installation, please click to Install.
After installation it is recommended to restart the Eclipse workbench.