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Eclipse C/C++ Developer Guide
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Setting environment variables

You can set the environment variables and values to use when an application runs.

To set environment variables:

  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. Select a run or debug configuration.
  5. Click the Environment tab..
    Run Environment Window
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To create a new environment variable, click New.
    • To import an environment variable, click Import.
    • To edit an existing environment variable, select an item from the list and click Edit.
    • To remove an existing environment variable, select an item from the list and click Remove.
  7. Type a name in the Name box.
  8. Type a value in the Value box.
  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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