source folder vs folder

source folder vs folder

In eclipse i created java project call UserAdminProj

I right clicked on above project and selected new "Source Folder" option and gave name mentioned Test.

It created test source folder.

My question is when i right click on the UserAdminProj i see other option with "Folder"

How these two different
please advise
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mccarlConnect With a Mentor IT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
A "source folder" is the same as a "folder" in almost all ways, except that the compiler will actually process any *.java files in a source folder. Whereas any files in a plain "folder" won't get looked at at all.
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