1. File > Import > Git > Projects from Git
  2. clone.
  3. Destination directory= /home/jack/workspace/…
  4. Use the New Projects Wizard
  5. C++ project
  6. Executable > Empty Project > Linux GCC
  7. Don’t use default location, instead use location given as Destination directory for git

Right click > properties > C/C++ Build > deselect “Generate Makefiles automatically”\ \ Many of the highlight colour options are in Prefs > general > Editors > Text Editors > Annotations