- Go to the Eclipse directory where you installed Eclipse (I'll refer to it as $ECLIPSE_HOME from here on).
- Open the file $ECLIPSE_HOME/configuration/.settings/org.eclipse.ui.ide.prefs with your favorite editor (obviously not Eclipse).
- The key RECENT_WORKSPACES should have a comma separated list of all previous workspaces your IDE has used. Remove them as needed/wanted.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Removing Unused Workspaces from Eclipse
Workspaces in Eclipse is one of those features that are often unused or not used enough. Personally, I find it extremely helpful to use them, particularly when working on different branches. There are times when you need/want to delete some of these workspaces from your workspace list. Here is how you can do this:
Posted by Alberto