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Whenever I use eclipse on a folder with a .git folder, the .git folder is included in project wide searches and it is displayed in the Navigator view. Is there some way to:

  1. Make sure that .git folders are not displayed in the Navigator view?
  2. Make sure that .git folders are ignored in project wide searches?
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up vote 19 down vote accepted

Following the SO question "How can I make Eclipse file search not include svn directories?":

With Helios, choose Project -> Properties -> Resource -> Resource Filters and then add an "exclude" filter for type "Folder" with name ".git":

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+1 for freehand ellipses. Oh, and because it's a really useful answer. – Tom Anderson Oct 24 '11 at 15:18

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