Converting a C or C++ nature for a project

Use the Convert to a C/C++ Project wizard to assign a C nature to a C++ project or vice versa.

To assign a C or C++ nature to a project

  1. Click File > New > Other.
    New Project window
  2. Click C or C++.
  3. Click Convert to C/C++ Make Project.
  4. Click Next.
    Convert C/C++ Project window
  5. In the Candidates for conversion list, select the projects to convert.
  6. In the Convert to C or C++ group, click C Project or C++ Project.
  7. In the Project options group, you can specify the Project Type and Toolchain if the Specify project type option is enabled.
  8. Click Finish

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