Top 10 Eclipse Shortcuts

Most of Java developers are using eclipse and its been quite trivial to know and remember all the shortcuts during the development time. And of course we don’t need all of them. I have been collecting some shortcuts based on the user frequent experiences and the way they develop software. Following TOP 10 Eclipse Shortcuts helps everyone in their happy day coding.

  1. Ctrl + Shift + O : Organize imports
  2. Ctrl + Shift + T : Open Type
  3. Ctrl + Shift + F4 : Close all Opened Editors
  4. Ctrl + O : Open declarations
  5. Ctrl + E : Open Editor
  6. Ctrl + / : Line Comment
  7. Alt + Shift + R : Rename
  8. Alt + Shift + L : extract to Local Variable
  9. Alt + Shift + M : extract to Method
  10. F3 : Open Declaration
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14 thoughts on “Top 10 Eclipse Shortcuts

  1. Ctrl + Shift + W : Close all Opened Editors, but one hand only
    Ctrl + Shift + R : Open Resource
    ‘select text’ + CTRL + H : Search that text across workspace, selected resource, project)
    ‘select text’ + CTRL + F : search that text across the file
    CTRL + J : search as you type (as in firefox)

  2. Alt + left arrow: Jump to the last viewed location
    Alt + right arrow: Jumps back to previously viewed location
    Ctrl + F6: Cycle around open editors
    Ctrl + 1 : For quick assist

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  4. Ctrl + M : Minimize and Maximize The Editor
    Ctrl + 1 : Open suggestions Dialog for Errors and warnings
    Ctrl + Shift + w : close all Editors

  5. ALT + arrow to move one or more rows of code up or down
    ALT + SHIFT + J to auto create javadoc – developers, please create javadoc.
    ALT + SHIFT + X for more quick shortcuts
    I personally like ALT+SHIFT+X, to run Java Application
    ALT+SHIFT+Q, to run ant build

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