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c header file in eclipse is not recognized. What to do?

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Hi there;

I have an C applicaion that I implement in Eclipse IDE. The problem is that the header file that I created in another project is not recognized in my current project.

I suspect from the hierarchy or so, as the header is not in my current project and as said in another project.

I call it "xyz.h". What should I do? Note that standard C headers are recognized.

So what to do?

Kind regards.
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Does your include search path include the directory where the header file can be found ?
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That i don't know. How can i check? or add?

I am in windows env.

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Check your project settings for the include path (include directories).
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I appreciate;

Could you provide a screenshot for this for me?

Kind regards.
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Ok, thanks.

Should I include the other project having the header file or what should I add here?

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Include directories are directories where the compiler looks for header files. If you use header files from a non-standard location, then add that non-standard location in the include path.
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Ok, thanks.

Let me try, coming back soon.

Regards.
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Thanks :)
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