Rev. 19.1.20, 7 June 2019

30.6.2 Project Settings

These settings are always correlated to the project and are saved under the project directory. It is very important to understand that every Eclipse plugin can create and maintain its own set of files with settings related to that plugin.

.project file

By default, the Eclipse Platform creates in every project directory a .project file that can contain the following information:

  • Project name

  • Project natures and builders (what kind of project is that and what are the plugins that should handle this project)

  • Linked resources information (files or directories from outside the project that are linked into the project's tree)

.dvt directory

This directory is used to keep all the settings needed for a DVT project. Some of the files stored in this directory are: