Showing or hiding files in the Project Explorer view

You can choose to hide system files or generated class files in one of the navigation views. (System files are those that have only a file extension but no file name, for example .classpath.)

  1. On the toolbar for the Project Explorer, click the Menu button Menu button to open the drop-down menu of display options.
  2. Select Filters and Customization..,.
  3. In the dialog box that opens, select the Filters tab and then select the checkboxes for the types of files that you want to hide.

In addition, you can restrict the displayed files to a working set.

  1. On the toolbar for the Project Explorer, click the Menu button Menu button to open the drop-down menu of display options.
  2. Choose Select Working Set...
  3. Select an existing working set from the list or create a new one by selecting New...

Related concepts
Resources
Resource hierarchies
Project Explorer view
Working sets

Related tasks
Viewing resource properties
Finding a resource quickly