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Hello world source file [message #1777825] Tue, 05 December 2017 01:02 Go to next message
Jim Anderson is currently offline Jim AndersonFriend
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I'm starting to use Eclipse oxygen as a java debugger. I have installed oxygen and started it up. I then added a jave project and have my workspace at $HOME/eclipse/workspace.

I then created a java project called 'hello'. Oxygen created the directory $HOME/eclipse/workspace/hello. I have a text file, 'Hello.java' which I moved to $HOME/eclipse/workspace/hello. But when I navigate to this directory in Oxygen, the hello directory is emtpy and does not show 'Hello.java'.

How do I get Oxygen to recognize that Hello.java is there?

Jim A.
Re: Hello world source file [message #1777833 is a reply to message #1777825] Tue, 05 December 2017 07:47 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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If you're doing this "moving" in the file system, you'll have to do a "Refresh" on the project. You'll want to be sure that the *.java file is actually in a Source folder of your Java project, otherwise it won't build and won't run. Better you use drag and drop to copy something into the workspace or use File -> Import to import it.
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