Hi if you are working on Java Eclipse then this is right place for learning Java Eclipse Keyboard shortcuts. you can save your lots of time by using these shortcut keys. today i was working on Java Eclipse for some of work it was taking long time so i thought, why i can not use shortcut keys for Java Eclipse then i explore all over the internet, i found some most time saving keyboard shortcut for Eclipse (Java). If you looking for windows shortcut keys then read this post with help you more.
Alt + Shift + R : Rename magic 🙂
Ctrl + Shift + T/R : Open by Type/Resource
Ctrl + Shift + O : Organize
Ctrl + Shift + F : Format code
Ctrl + Shift + G : References in the workspace
Ctrl + Alt + H : Call hierarchy
Ctrl + 1 : Suggestions
Ctrl + 2 : Assign
Ctrl + Space : Auto fill / suggests
Ctrl + O : Quick Outline View (Really helps navigate within the class)
Ctrl + L : Goto line, when those exceptions are there in the logs 🙂
F3 : Go to source!
Alt + Left/Right : Navigate back/forward
F5-8 : For debugging
Also change the ‘highlight matching bracket’ color to something bright. Helps in identifying the pair.
Most of the shortcuts are mentioned here. These are a few shortcuts that comes in handy in specific scenarios.
Alt-Shift-J : Highlight the class name or a method and then execute this shortcut. It will add the Java-doc for the corresponding based on its definition. Modifications can be done eventually to the same.
Ctrl-Alt-H : Highlight a method name and then execute this shortcut. It will display the call hierarchy of the method. It comes in handy when you modify the definition of an existing method.
Ctrl-Shift-I : In debug mode, when the thread execution is paused by a break-point, select a particular expression and execute this shortcut. The evaluation of the expression will be shown. Alternatively, you can also add a watch expression in the Eclipse Debug Perspective mode.
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