How to compile C++ source by Eclipse


It is recomended to store sources related to separate binary targets to separete directories.
Namely a directory called "HelloWorld" is assigned to our HolloWorld program.



Select File/New/Project...



Select Managed Make C++ Project



Press Next
Enter Project name , e.g., HelloWorldBin



Press Next
Select Executable



Press Finish
Open C/C++ Perspective



Clic on HelloWorldBin project with the 2nd (right) mouse button and select new source file



Enter a name with extension .cpp, e.g., main.cpp



Press Finish
Type main.cpp in



Press Save button on the taskbar



Press Run button on the taskbar



In Run dialog press New



Press Search Project...



Select HelloWorldBin executable



Press OK
Press Run

Done.