Importing preferences

You can import an existing preference file to easily share individual or group preferences. You use the Import wizard to import preferences from the local filesystem to the IDE Workbench.

To import a preference file:

  1. Select File > Import.
  2. In the Import wizard select General > Preferences, then click Next.
  3. Click Browse and locate the preferences file on the local filesystem.
  4. Select one of the following:
    Option Description
    Import all To accept all of the preferences defined in the file.
    Choose specific preferences To import only the specified preferences defined in the file.
  5. Click Finish.