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How to Continue Working with Eclipse C Projects in NetBeans IDE

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Is it possible to continue working with C projects created with Eclipse in NetBeans IDE? The answer is: "Yes!"

Follow the steps below to work with Eclipse C projects in NetBeans IDE:

Software used:

  • NetBeans IDE 6.1 Beta
  • Eclipse Europa
  • GCC tool chain

1. Create a "New Project" and choose "C/C++ Project From Existing Code":

2. Browse to your Eclipse project and select the Makefile:

3. Browse to the source folder in the Eclipse project. (usually the 'src' folder):

4. Choose Project Name and Folder:

5. Click Finish and examine your new project:

6. Run the project:

7. Observe the Output:

In summary, here I have shown how to work in NetBeans IDE with a simple "Hello World" style C-project created in Eclipse Europa.


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