Open Resource

This dialog allows you to browse the workbench for a file to open in an editor

The Open button opens the file with the default editor for the chosen file. A different editor can be selected in the context menu on a file or in the Open With drop-down button.

The Show In drop-down button can be used to show the chosen file in a view.

The behavior of the Open Resource dialog can be further customized using the dialog menu:

Open Resource Options




Show Status Line When selected, the Open Resource dialog shows an additional bar at the bottom of the dialog which displays the full path of the selected file. Show status line
Show Derived Resources When selected, the Open Resource dialog also shows derived resources. Do not show derived resources
Working Set actions The search scope can be restricted by selecting one or more working sets or the global Window Working Set. Show all files in the workspace.

Related tasks

Opening Resources

Related reference

Working sets
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