Plugin for sbt to create Eclipse project definitions
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hyviquel and benmccann Update (#366)
Path of the global plugin definition file depend of sbt version (sbt 1.0 is creating a "0.13" folder but it doesn't read it)
Latest commit 7d267a1 Aug 30, 2018

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Plugin for sbt to create Eclipse project definitions. Please see below for installation details and the Documentation for information about configuring sbteclipse. Information about contribution policy and license can be found below.

For sbt 0.13 and up

  • Add sbteclipse to your plugin definition file (or create one if doesn't exist). You can use either:

    • the global file (for version 0.13 and up) at ~/.sbt/SBT_VERSION/plugins/plugins.sbt
    • the project-specific file at PROJECT_DIR/project/plugins.sbt

For the latest version:

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbteclipse" % "sbteclipse-plugin" % "5.2.4")
  • In sbt use the command eclipse to create Eclipse project files

    > eclipse

  • In Eclipse use the Import Wizard to import Existing Projects into Workspace

Contribution policy

Contributions via GitHub pull requests are gladly accepted from their original author. Before we can accept pull requests, you will need to agree to the Typesafe Contributor License Agreement online, using your GitHub account - it takes 30 seconds.


This code is open source software licensed under the Apache 2.0 License. Feel free to use it accordingly.



Maintainers must run git tag to tag a release. The release can then be pushed to bintray with sbt ^publish.