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Show Eclipse Project Location in System Explorer

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Show Eclipse Project Location in System Explorer

View this brief tutorial in order to learn how to open a project folder in the system explorer by starting with Eclipse Oxygen.

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How can I open a project folder location in the system explorer?

Starting with Eclipse Oxygen, the project properties have a button for this in the Resource settings:

Show in System ExplorerFor older Eclipse releases I have used the same property page, but I had to copy the path and then paste and use it in the system explorer:

Copy location stringThe NXP MCUXpressoIDE has added a Utilities menu, which I can use to directly open the file/directory location:

MCUXpresso IDE Utility MenuAnother nice extension in MCUXpresso IDE is that it shows the currently selected project in the bottom toolbar. I can click on that last item in the list and it will open that directory:

Quickstart toolbarHovering the mouse cursor over it shows the location and extra information:

Tooltip textHappy exploring!

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