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Eclipse Workbench User Guide
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Workspace

On the General > Workspace preference page, you can manage various IDE-specific workspace preferences settings in the Workbench.

Option Description Default
Build automatically If this option is turned on, then the Workbench will perform an automatic build whenever a modified resource is saved. On
Save automatically before build If this option is selected, when a manual build is performed the Workbench will automatically save all resources that have been modified since the last build was performed.
Off
Workspace save interval (in minutes) This number indicates how often the state of the workspace is automatically saved to disk. 5
Refresh automatically

If this option is turned on then the workspace resources will be synchronized with their corresponding resources in the file system automatically.

Note: This can potentially be a lengthy operation depending on the number of resources you have in your workspace.

Off
Open referenced projects when a project is opened If this option is enabled opening a project will also open and closed projects it references. Select prompt if you wish to be asked first. Prompt

Text file encoding

Use this option to specify the encoding to use when saving text files in editors.

Default (CP1252)

Text File line delimiter

Use this option to specify the line delimiter to use for new text files. Note: This will generally not effect the file line delimiter for
existing files.

Default

 

Here is what the Workspace preferences page looks like:

Preference dialog


 
 
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