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Thread: Creating folders in Eclipse

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    Default Creating folders in Eclipse

    Hello,

    I have some java projects in eclipse.
    I want to organize the projects into some folders in the Package Explorer.
    How can I do it? (I tried to add new folder, but it ask me to choose one of the jave projects and creates the folder in the project...)


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    Default Re: Creating folders in Eclipse

    While the Package Explorer looks like the typical folder hierarchy that you see with File Explorer, it isn't as flexible. You can't just move items from one folder to another without either causing errors in the project setup or changing the project setup to reflect the new structure.

    It might be easier to edit the source files that you want to belong to a new or existing project or package and then let the Eclipse "error fixer" move those source files to the new project/package folder for you.

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    Default Re: Creating folders in Eclipse

    You can create working sets. They will not reflect that way in the physical file system, but they will appear to be in folders in Eclipse.
    What you need to do is right-click the package explorer and go to New->Java->Java Working Sets. Go through the wizard and it will ask you what projects you want to add where, ect.
    When you are all done with that, find the little downwards facing triangle on the top-right corner of the package explorer (directly above the scroll bar). Press that, and go to "Top Level Elements" and select "Working Sets".
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    thnks!

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