Creating virtual folders

Virtual folders are folders that exist only in the Eclipse workspace tree.

To create a virtual folder:

  1. In one of the navigation views, right-click the project or folder where you want to create the virtual folder.
  2. From the pop-up menu, select command link New > Folder.
  3. Specify the name of the folder as it will appear in the workbench. This name can be different from the name of the folder in the file system.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Select Folder is not located in the file system (Virtual Folder).
  6. Click Finish.

Related tasks
Creating a project
Creating a file
Creating a folder

Related references
New Folder wizard
New File wizard

Related Concepts
Virtual Folders