Thursday, 28 October 2010

Redirecting Eclipse Output to a file

Whilst I think this tip is quite fundamental, it's worth noting. Being able to direct output from the Eclipse console to a file, particularly if there are warnings generated from a program you have little to no control over and the file is rather large, and the start of the output goes off the console screen.

To redirect to a file simply:
1. Go to the Run menu
2. Run-> Run Configurations
3. Go to Common tab
4. Tick file on standard input/output
5. The console output will then be written to that file.

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