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      Detecting existing layout
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    <h1>
      Detecting existing layout
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    <h3>Layout on file system</h3>
    <ul>
	<li>The source files for a product are laid out in one directory "src".</li>
	<li>The class files are in another directory "bin".
	<p><img src="images/qs-DetectingExistingLayout1.png"  alt="Layout on file system"/></p></li>
	</ul>
    <h3>Steps for defining a corresponding project</h3>
    <ol>
    <li>
    	<p>Click 
    	<a class="command-link" href='javascript:executeCommand("org.eclipse.ui.perspectives.showPerspective(org.eclipse.ui.perspectives.showPerspective.perspectiveId=org.eclipse.jdt.ui.JavaPerspective)")'>
    	<img src="PLUGINS_ROOT/org.eclipse.help/command_link.png" alt="Open Java perspective"/>
    	<strong>Window &gt; Open Perspective &gt; Other... &gt; Java</strong></a>
    	to change to the Java perspective.
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    </li>
	<li>
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		Click
		<a class="command-link" href='javascript:executeCommand("org.eclipse.ui.newWizard(newWizardId=org.eclipse.jdt.ui.wizards.JavaProjectWizard)")'>
		<img src="PLUGINS_ROOT/org.eclipse.help/command_link.png" alt="Open new Java project wizard"/>
		<strong>File &gt; New &gt; Other... &gt; Java Project</strong></a>
		to open the <strong>New Java Project</strong> wizard.
		</p>
	</li>
    <li>
    	<p>Type &quot;Product&quot; in the <strong>Project name</strong> field.</p>
    </li>
    <li>
    	<p>In <strong>Project layout</strong> group, change selection to <strong>Create separate source and output folders</strong>.</p>
    	<p>Deselect <strong>Use default location</strong>.</p>
    	<p>Click <strong>Browse...</strong> and choose the <i><code>Product</code></i> directory on drive <i><code>D:</code></i>.</p>
		<p><img src="images/qs-DetectingExistingLayout2.png"  alt="New Java Project wizard"/></p>
    </li>
    <li>
     	<p>Click <strong>Next</strong>.</p>
     	<p>Ensure that the source and output folders are detected.</p>
		<p><img src="images/qs-DetectingExistingLayout3.png"  alt="Java Project Source setup"/></p>
		<p>
			<em>Warning: </em>If the <strong>Scrub output folders when cleaning projects</strong> preference in the
			<strong>Output folder</strong> section of the
			<a class="command-link" href='javascript:executeCommand("org.eclipse.ui.window.preferences(preferencePageId=org.eclipse.jdt.ui.preferences.JavaBuildPreferencePage)")'>
			<img src="PLUGINS_ROOT/org.eclipse.help/command_link.png" alt="Goto the building preference page"/>
			<strong>Java &gt; Compiler &gt; Building</strong></a> preference page
			is checked, clicking <strong>Finish</strong> will scrub the &quot;bin&quot; directory in the file system before
			generating the class files.		</p>
    </li>
    <li>
    	Click <strong>Finish</strong>.
    </li>
    <li>
    	You now have a Java project with a &quot;src&quot; folder which contains the sources of the &quot;Product&quot; directory.
		<p><img src="images/qs-DetectingExistingLayout4.png"  alt="Created Java project in Workspace"/></p>
    </li>
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		<em>Note: </em>This solution creates a &quot;.project&quot; file and a &quot;.classpath&quot; file in the 
		&quot;Product&quot; directory. If you do not wish to have these files in the &quot;Product&quot; directory,
		you should use linked folders as shown in the 
		<a href="qs-WorkingWithExistingLayout1.htm">Sibling products in a common source tree</a> section.
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<p class="nav_footer" id="nav_footer">Next Section: <a href="qs-OrganizingSources.htm">Organizing sources</a>
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    <p>
      <a href="../concepts/concept-java-project.htm">Java projects</a><br/>
      <a href="../concepts/concept-java-views.htm">Java views</a><br/>
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    <p>
      <img src="../images/ngrelr.png"  alt="Related reference"/>
    </p>
    <p>
      <a href="../reference/ref-wizard-java-project.htm">New Java Project Wizard</a><br/>
       <a href="../reference/views/ref-view-package-explorer.htm">Package Explorer View</a><br/>
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