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Is there a way to count the number of lines of code in an eclipse project? I can see the total number of lines for each file, but I'd like to see how much is generated across the whole project.

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Check out the Eclipse Metrics plugin.

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Note the 'Lines of code' statements.

Edit: Version 2 of Metrics, requiring Eclipse 3.5+, is available here

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I tried and it is not working for me. I have installed plugin from Eclipse marketplace, and no luck.. Please help! –  Pareshkumar May 6 at 16:32

You need to use the JavaNCSS tool, see JavaNCSS - A Source Measurement Suite for Java

I can't find any working links to Eclipse plugins that incorporate this library, only stale broken links.

But you can run it:

Also see JCSC which includes NCSS.

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I've generally just used find and wc under Cygwin.

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