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Understanding org.eclipse.jdt.core.prefs

justin smythhe
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Joined: Jul 06, 2012
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I saw this file in an eclipse project folder. Its contents are given below. What is the purpose of this file and what is the meaning of its contents.

Steve Fahlbusch

Joined: Sep 18, 2000
Posts: 595

Shouldn't this be posted in a more appropriate fora?

Moderators, can this be moved to the IDE forum?
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19728

Yup, moved.
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

Those are Eclipse options. If these came from a project's folder, then these options were set specifically for the project (in other words, you overrode those settings from the global preferences).

That specific set of options was set via Project | Properties | Java Compiler.

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