KeY 4 Eclipse Starter

KeY 4 Eclipse Starter is a basic Eclipse extension to start KeY from within Eclipse.

The following sections illustrate the main features of KeY 4 Eclipse Starter using screenshots. Each section contains numbered screenshots that explain a usage scenario step by step. Clicking on each picture produces a more detailed view. The screenshots may differ from the latest release.

Prerequisites

KeY 4 Eclipse Starter is compatible with Eclipse Indigo (3.7) or newer.

Required update-sites and installation instructions are available in the download area.

Open KeY

  1. Open KeY via main menu item "KeY, Open Application".

  2. Select Application "KeY".

  3. Use KeY as normal.

Verify a method contract

  1. Select the method to verify.

  2. Start proof via main menu item "KeY, Start Proof".

  3. Select Application "KeY".

  4. Instantiate proof in KeY as normal.

Load a proof or key file

  1. Select the proof or key file to load.

  2. Start proof via main menu item "KeY, Load File".

  3. Select Application "KeY".

  4. Instantiate proof in KeY as normal.

Stop auto mode when breakpoint is hit

  1. Define a Line, Method or Java Exception breakpoint, a Watchpoint or a KeY Watchpoint as usual.

  2. Select toolbar item "Stop when a breakpoint is hit." before starting the auto mode.

  3. Auto mode stops when breakpoint is hit.

KeY basics in Eclipse and troubleshooting