Setting Encoding for a Workspace

Setting character encoding for a workspace sets the default for all new projects created in that workspace.

To set character encoding for a workspace:

  1. From the main menu, select Window > Preferences. The Preferences dialog box appears.
  2. Navigate General > Workspace to display the Workspace page.
  3. In the Text file encoding group, select Other and then choose UTF-8 from the list.
  4. Click OK to save the settings and close the Properties dialog box.