Eclipse Gems, Tips &Tricks: Show in System Explorer

This article is part of a ‘mini series’ about hidden gems, tips and tricks around Eclipse.
The topic of this one is how to show where a project is located on the host system.

Show in System Explorer

Show in System Explorer

Having projects in the Eclipse workspace, it is useful to jump with the system explorer (File manager, Windows Explorer, …) to that location. Eclipse releases in 2020 have added a new ‘Show In > System Explorer’ context menu which does exactly that:

Show in System Explorer

Show in System Explorer

If using an earlier release, then the Project Properties include a button to do the same thing:

System Explorer in Project Properties

System Explorer in Project Properties

In MCUXpresso IDE there is dedicated context menu for this too:

Utilities Open Directory Browser

Utilities Open Directory Browser

Happy Locating 🙂

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