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Eclipse Workbench User Guide
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New File wizard

This wizard helps you create a new file in the Workbench.

Here is what the New File wizard looks like:

New file dialog


New File Fields




Enter or select the parent folder

The resource in which the new file will be created. Type or browse the list to select the resource.

The resource that was selected when you invoked the New File wizard.

File name

The name for the new file, including the file extension.



The Advanced button reveals or hides a section of the wizard used to create a linked file. Check the Link to file in the file system checkbox if you want the new file to reference a file in the file system. Use the field below the checkbox to enter a file path or the name of a path variable. Use the Browse... button to browse for a file in the file system. Use the Variables... button if you want to use a path variable to reference a file system file.

Related concepts
Linked resources
Path variables

Related tasks
Creating a file
Creating linked resources

Related reference
Project Explorer View

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