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Eclipse C/C++ Developer Guide
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Specifying the location of the run configuration

When you create a run configuration, it is saved with the extension .launch in org.eclipse.debug.core. You can specify an alternate location in which to store your run configuration. You can also specify how you access it and what perspective to open when running an application.

To specify the location of a run configuration:

  1. In the C/C++ Projects view, select a project.
  2. Click Run > Run or Run > Debug.
  3. In the Configurations box, expand C/C++ Local.
  4. Click the Common tab.
    Run Common window
  5. To save .launch to a project in your workspace, and to be able to commit it to CVS, click Shared.
  6. In the Folder Selection window, select a project, and click OK.
    Run Common Folder Selection window
  7. To specify which perspective opens when you run, select a perspective from the Run mode list.
  8. To specify which perspective opens when you run, select a perspective from the Debug mode list.
  9. Click Run, or do the following, as required:

Related concepts
CDT Projects
Project file views

Related tasks
Creating or editing a run configuration

Related reference
Run and Debug dialog box

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