Can the Eclipse Force.com IDE create a force.com project from an existing folder? I have the files pulled from source control but it doesn't seem Eclipse supports it.
I know Mavensmate can do it but can Eclipse do this as well?
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I have not seen any built-in UI for that.
I suggest these steps:
I came across this as well, and it requires a slightly different process to usual.
You'd want to use the Import feature (File > Import).
If you're using Git, you can select 'Projects from Git', then 'Existing local repository', and go from there.
You can also use this to pull a project from a remote repository.