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108 Eclipse IDE Keyboard Shortcuts

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Managing files and projects Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Create a new project with Wizard Ctrl + N
Create a new project, file, class, etc. Ctrl + Alt + N
Open project, file, etc. Alt + F then .
Open resource files, folder, or project Ctrl + Shift + R
Show and access file properties Alt + Enter
Refresh the content of selected elements within the local file system F5
Save the currently open file Ctrl + S
Save all open files Ctrl + Shift + S
Close the currently open file Ctrl + W
Close all files Ctrl + Shift + W

Editor Shortcuts

Action Eclipse Shortcuts
Jump to the editor window F12
Switch to the previous editor Ctrl + Page Down key
Switch to the next editor Ctrl + Page Up key
Maximize or restore the current editor window (also works with other windows) Ctrl + M
Show the list of open editors Ctrl + E
Show the list of open editors, but switch immediately when you release Ctrl Ctrl + F6
Go to the previous editor windows Alt + Left Arrow key
Go to the next editor windows Alt + Right Arrow key
Open the Editor Window Option menu Alt + –
Show view menu Ctrl + F10
Show/hide line numbers Ctrl + F10 then N
Show or hide the diff. column on the left Ctrl + Shift + Q
Zoom in Ctrl + Shift + +
Zoom out Ctrl + Shift + –

Navigation in Editor Window Shortcuts

Action Eclipse Shortcuts
Jump to the beginning of the indention. Press twice to jump to the beginning of the line Home
Jump to the end of the line End
Jump to the beginning of the source Ctrl + Home
Jump to the end of the source Ctrl + End
Jump one word to the left Ctrl + Left Arrow key
Jump one word to the right Ctrl + Right Arrow key
Jump to the previous method Ctrl + Shift + Up Arrow key
Jump to the next method Ctrl + Shift + Down Arrow key
Jump to line number Ctrl + L
Jump to the last edited location Ctrl + Q
Jump to the previous compiler syntax warning or error Ctrl + .
Jump to the next compiler syntax warning or error Ctrl + ,
With a bracket selected: Jump to the matching closing or opening bracket Ctrl + Shift + P
Collapse current method or class Ctrl + [
Expand the current method or class Ctrl + ]
Collapse/expand all methods or classes Ctrl + *
Scroll editor without changing cursor position Ctrl + Up & Down Arrow key
Previous sub-tab Alt + Page Up key
Next sub-tab Alt + Page Down key

Text Editing Shortcuts

Action Eclipse Shortcut keys
Copy Ctrl + C
Cut Ctrl + X
Paste Ctrl + V
Undo the last action Ctrl + Z
Redo the last undone action Ctrl + Y
Delete line Ctrl + D
Move the current line or selection up Alt + Up Arrow key
Move the current line or selection down Alt + Down Arrow key
Duplicate current line or selection up Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow key
Duplicate the current line or selection down Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow key
Delete next word Ctrl + Delete
Delete the previous word Ctrl +  Backspace
Enter the line below the current line Shift + Enter
Enter the line above the current line Shift + Ctrl + Enter
Switch between insert and overwrite mode Insert
Convert selection to lowercase Shift + Ctrl + Y
Convert selection to uppercase Shift + Ctrl + X

Search and Replace Shortcuts

Action Eclipse Shortcut keys
Open the find and replace dialog box Ctrl + F
Find the previous occurrence of the search term Ctrl + K
Find the next occurrence of the search term Ctrl + Shift + K
Search Workspace (Java search, Task search, and File search) Ctrl + H
Incremental search forward Ctrl + J
Incremental search backwards Ctrl + Shift + J
Open a resource search dialog to find any class Ctrl + Shift + O

Indentions and comments Shortcuts

Action Eclipse Shortcut keys
Increase the indent of selected text Tab
Decrease the indent of selected text Shift + Tab
Correct indention of selected text or current line Ctrl + I
Auto format all code in the editor using code formatter Ctrl + Shift + F
Comment/uncomment line or selection (add //) Ctrl + /
Toggle comments Ctrl + Shift + C
Add block comment around selection (add /…*/) Ctrl + Shift + /
Remove block comment Ctrl + Shift + \
Add element comment (add /** … */) Alt + Shift + J

Editing Source Code Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Open the “Source” menu Alt + Shift + S
Open content assist (e.g. show available methods or field names) Ctrl + Spacebar
Open quick fix and quick assist Ctrl + 1
Suggest word completion (after typing at least one letter). Press repeatedly until reaching the correct name Alt + /
Deactivate or activate Smart Insert Mode (automatic indention, automatic brackets, etc.) Ctrl + Shift + Insert

Code Information Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Show code outline or structure Ctrl + O
Open class, method, or variable information (show as tooltip text) F2
Open declaration: Jump to the Declaration of the selected class, method, or parameter F3
Open the Type Hierarchy window for the selected item F4
Show or open Quick Type Hierarchy for the selected item Ctrl + T
Open type in hierarchy Ctrl + Shift + T
Open call hierarchy Ctrl + Alt + H
Find occurrences of expression in the current file Ctrl + Shift + U

Refactoring Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Rename selected element and all references Alt + Shift + R
Move the selected element to another class or file (with the complete method or class selected) Alt + Shift + V
Change method signature (with method name selected) Alt + Shift + C
Extract selection to method Alt + Shift + M
Extract local variable: Create and assign a variable from the selected expression Alt + Shift + L
Inline selected local variables, methods, or constants when possible Alt + Shift + I

Running and Debugging Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Save and launch the application Ctrl + F11
Debug F11
Step into function F5
Next step (line by line) F6
Step out F7
Skip to the next breakpoint F8

Team SVN Subversive Shortcuts

Action Eclipse IDE Shortcuts
Synchronize with repository Ctrl + Alt + S
Commit Ctrl + Alt + C
Update Ctrl + Alt + U
Update to revision Ctrl + Alt + D
Merge Ctrl + Alt + E
Show properties Ctrl + Alt + T
Add to svn:ignore Ctrl + Alt + I

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