Extract a Folder to Create a Referenced Project
In a Project, you can partition a large project into components through the use of project references.
Consider the Airframe example project. Suppose you create a
Trial and carry out development work within
the folder. You produce:
Shortcuts to a Simulink® library, a MATLAB® file, and a
Design and source code folders
For easier management, you want to convert the
into a separate component. In addition, you want access to the folder
contents, for example, shortcuts to key files. To fulfill these requirements,
extract the folder from the project and convert the folder into a
In the Files view, right-click the
Trialfolder and select Extract to Referenced Project.
In the Extract Folder to New Project dialog box, specify these options:
New Project Name — For example,
New Project Location – For example,
Reference type – The default is
Relative reference. Use the default if you specify the new project location with reference to the current project root. If you specify the full path for the new location, which is, for example, on a network drive, select
Click More Options. If you want to disable any of the default content migration actions, clear the corresponding check box.
In the two Warning dialog boxes that open, click OK.
Trial and its contents are removed from the project. On the
Project Shortcuts tab, the Referenced
Projects section displays a new