Associating Eclipse .launch Files with the Eclipse XML Editor

  1. Open the Preference dialog and go to General/Editors/File Association.  Add a new file type with the *.launch suffix.  In the ‘Associated Editors’ box below, click on Add and assign the XML editor to the file type.
  2. In the Preferences dialog go to General/Appearance/Content Types.  Click on the + next to Text.  Click on ‘XML’ in the tree so that it is highlighted.  Click ‘Add’ in the box below and add the *.launch suffix

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