|Re: Using WTP 3.0M4 to create a project at a specified location [message #206937 is a reply to message #206921]
||Thu, 17 January 2008 08:11
Originally posted by: dcarver.starstandard.org|
> When you launch Eclipse you specify a workspace location. When creating
> projects in Eclipse all projects are created within the workspace. If
> you'd like to create projects in an alternate location you should specify
> a different workspace location when launching Eclipse.
> I think there is one way around the workspace restriction. That is, if you
> have a correctly structured Eclipse project on your system you can import
> that project into your workspace without copying the contents into the
> workspace. In your case the easiest way to achieve this might be to create
> a project, copy it in Windows Explorer to where you'd like it to be
> located, and then import that project back into your workspace.
Well, you can have the contents reside outside your workspace. Using
any of the Project Wizards, uncheck the checkbox, Use Default Location.
This will allow you to create the project outside the workspace, but
it will still appear in the various Navigator views (Project Explorer,
Package Explorer, etc). The meta data is maintained for this project
by eclipse in the workspace, but the project itself resides outside the
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