Adding linked resources
As an alternative to Filesystem drag-and-drop
, you can link files and folders into a project. This
method of linking resources lets you include files in your project, even if they need to
reside in a specific place on your filesystem (because of a restrictive source control
system, for example).
To add a linked resource to a project in the Project Explorer view:
Right-click on a project, and then select either
The New File or New Folder dialog appears.
In the File Name or Folder Name
field, type a new name for the file or folder.
Click Advanced >>, and enable
either the Link to file in the file system or
Link to folder in the file system option.
Type the full path to the file or folder, or click
Browse… to select a specific file or
Click Variables… to define any path variables
for use in the file or folder path.
Click Finish to link the file or folder into your
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