Creating a new C++ project by importing from a Zip archive (Eclipse 3.2.1/CDT 3.1.1)

Step 1. Launch the Import wizard

Click File->Import... from the top level menu to open the New Import Wizard

Step 2. Select wizard to import project from existing projects

Expand the folder labeled "General". Select the sub-item "Existing Projects into Workspace".
Then click Next.

Step 3. Select an archive file to import projects from

In this example, the "D:\sourceforge\pretools-2_0_0-src.zip" archive contains one project: preTools. Here we select the "preTools" project and click Finish to initiate the import.

Step 4. C++ project is imported

Note that the preTools project is imported into current workspace at "D:\eclipse-ws\preTools".