Exclude external projects from the build

External projects, by default, are built every time the parent project builds.

By default, the files in an external project files rebuild along with the parent project. To exclude a project and its children from being rebuilt when the open project is built, you set the Exclude from build property.

  1. Select the external project node in the Projects view.
  2. In the Properties view, select the Exclude from build check box.
When the Exclude from build property is selected, the node displays with an "exclude from build" icon as in Figure 1.
Figure: Node excluded from the build

The Projects view is displayed with the Applicationflow node highlighted. The Applicationflow node includes an "exclude from build" icon (red circle with line through it), and the Exclude from build property is set to TRUE.