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Forgot Workspace in Eclipse

Praneet Mirchandani
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Joined: Dec 16, 2009
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Hi,

I have forgotten the workspace I used to create my projects. Have tried all possible options, checked the drop downs, but cant seem to go to that workspace. Any idea how I can view it?

Please help.

Thanks,
Praneet


Thanks,
Praneet
Rob Spoor
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Moving to IDEs.


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Praneet Mirchandani
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Hi Rob,

What exactly do you mean by moving to IDEs?

Thanks,
Praneet
David Newton
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He means he's moving the post to the appropriate forum.

Try searching your drive for one of the files. Then find your workspace.
Tim McGuire
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if you are on windows,
Eclipse by default puts your workspaces in:
if your windows user name is "pmirch",
C:\documents and settings\pmirch\workspaces

so you should be able to go to that directory and see them.
Maneesh Godbole
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Look for a file called org.eclipse.ui.ide.prefs It should typically be under eclipse_home/configuration/.settings
You will find entries for MAX_RECENT_WORKSPACES and RECENT_WORKSPACES


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Peter Johnson
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If you used the default name for the workspace, you could always search for a directory named "workspace". Of you could search fora key file or directory in a workspace. Any of these should work: ".metadata", ".project", ".classpath". (The first is in the workspace, the second two are within projects within a workspace.)


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