You can customize or personalize a perspective so that
the layout suits your individual preferences. For example, you can
change the location of the views in a perspective and then save
the perspective so that the views are always arranged the same way.
You can also restore a perspective to its original default layout.
If you prefer to have a view in a different
location in Workbench, you can move it to almost any other location.
Drag the view by its title bar. As you drag the view
within or outside of Workbench, the mouse pointer changes to one
of these docking options to indicate where the view will be docked
when you release the mouse button:
view is docked above the view that is below the pointer.
view is docked below the view that is below the pointer.
Dock to the right
view is docked to the right of the view that is below the pointer.
Dock to the left
view is docked to the left of the view that is below the pointer.
view is docked as a tab in the same pane as the view that is below
cannot dock the view in this area.
When the view is in the location that you want, release the
You can also move a view by
using the context menu for the view, which is displayed when you
right-click the view’s tab header.
you modified a perspective by moving its views, adding or removing
views, or by making other similar changes, you can save these changes
for future use.
Switch to the perspective that you want to save.
Select Window > Save Perspective As.
In the Name box, type a new name for the perspective, and
then click OK.
If you have changed a perspective
but are not satisfied with the layout, you can restore (reset) it
to the original layout.
Select Window > Reset Perspective and click OK.