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Eclipse Workbench User Guide
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Linking the Project Explorer view to the active editor

When you have multiple files open for editing, you can configure one of the navigation views to automatically bring an open file to the foreground (make its editor session the active editor) every time you select that open file in one of the navigation views. There are two ways to set this.

  1. From the Project Explorer menu, select Link With Editor.
  2. Click on the Link With Editor icon Link with editor iconon one of the navigation bars.

Related concepts

Related tasks
Opening files for editing
Associating editors with file types

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