|Eclipse removes my resource filters [message #1444939]
||Tue, 14 October 2014 19:55
| Andrey Sotnikov
Registered: October 2014
My goal was to create a project in Eclipse that has only certain directories and files. I figured I can do it by setting filters on each folder. So I generated a .project file with the following filters:|
Everything worked fine when I opened the project and refreshed the resource tree. However, when I exited Eclipse, my .project had only the top-level filters and few sub-folders. Where is the catch? Why Eclipse removed the rest?
[Updated on: Thu, 11 January 2018 22:56]
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|Re: Eclipse removes my resource filters [message #1445829 is a reply to message #1445671]
||Thu, 16 October 2014 01:24
| Russell Bateman
Registered: July 2009
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
On 10/15/2014 01:31 PM, Andrey Sotnikov wrote:|
> It doesn't remove them all, it leaves some, so I guess to check your
> theory I would have to manually add the amount of filters that surpass
> this threshold. It's quite an arduous task. Maybe I'll try on weekend.
> Or, I actually can try to add a filter manually and check what other
> files Eclipse changes besides .project. This is a thing I don't like
> about Eclipse: settings are randomly mashed among furiously random files.
> Why it is behind its back? Can I, for example, edit .project file manually?
a) don't do it while Eclipse has the project open because your changes
won't stick, and
b) you had better know what you're doing in there or you'll break the
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