Eclipse is a free and open-source integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java. It offers a large number of plugins and thus can be customized for almost every programming language or software framework.

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How do I configure a program (builder) to run after I save a specific resource on eclipse?

I have a buildfile which takes different arguments for different kinds of resources in my project. For example, if I modified a JS file I must go to the console and type "ant js" to copy my changes to ...
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M2E Eclipse Default Local catalog location

Where is this catalog which is used by default in Eclipse used by M2E ? I want to update it when I install new custom archetype but I can't find it. I tryed to add a archetype-catalog.xml manually ...
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How do I completely remove a multiuser Eclipse installation from a Windows 7 PC?

I have a corrupted multiuser installation of Eclipse Standard 4.3.1 (Kepler) on my Windows 7 PC. I want to completely remove it so that I can do a fresh installation. I am looking for a solution ...
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Eclipse on Mac OSX - how to assign same shortcuts as on Windows?

How can I make Eclipse on Mac OS X to use the same text editing shortcuts as on Windows? Home: move to begin of line End: move to end of line Cmd+Left: move one word to the left Cmd+Right: move one ...
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How to decrease the width of splitter in Eclipse Kepler?

I am a bit annoyed with a width of splitter that separates views. In my opinion it is too wide. I haven't found any option in preferences to change this. Perhaps can be solved by tricking CSS like ...
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OS X - Eclipse - WindowBuilder -> “Incompatible Java versions”

No matter what I do, Eclipse keeps saying that "Eclipse is running under 1.6, but this Java project has a 1.7 Java compliance level, so WindowBuilder will not be able to load classes from this ...
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How to find what is bound to a keyboard shortcut in windwos 7?

In Eclipse I use Crtl+Shift+F to autoformat code. After I installed SQL Developer (Oracle) I found that the windows shortcut it created also bound that Crtl+Shift+F to it. It took me awhile to find ...
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Auto generate documenttaion in eclipse for javascript

I have never used any documentation software or plugin. I am using Eclipse Kepler as code editor for js files. All files are plain JS files. Is there any plugin in eclipse where i click button and ...
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How to get Eclipse to move cursor across words on Ctrl+Alt+<arrow-key>?

I am on Mac OS X, and no matter what I change in Keys in Preferences, I get highly unorthodox and to me completely alien behavior where the selection changes to engulf the wider parent scope (in ...
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Unable to properly create new Eclipse projects for Drools or Guvnor in Windows8 (server options aren't displayed and Drools disappears)

I've installed Eclipse on two machines (one is running Windows 8 and the other has Mac OS X v.10.5.8), but it doesn't seem to be running correctly in Windows 8 as I'm experiencing two significant ...
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How can I open file from terminal (UNIX), in eclipse (Win7)?

I am using Remote System Explorer (RSE) to FTP into my unix server. I see the files on my server. But what I want to do is launch the terminal and rlogin into a different machine, and open the file/s ...
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How to quickly find a file by name in package explorer in Eclipse?

How to quickly find a file by name in package explorer in Eclipse? I know that Ctrl+Shift+R and type in the first few letters of the name of the file, can open the file, but the caveat is that the ...
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Config Eclipse to open files in external editor

We can go in Windows > Preferences, Editors > File Assossiation to config external editor for any file type. I've done that and now I can right click on any file and go Open With to open that file in ...
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Windows Builder Eclipse Error -1

I installed Windows Builder on Eclipse but when I try to create a new Project Palette I receive the error: An error has occurred. See error log for more details. -1 Do you know how can I work with ...
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How to install FDT plugin on Eclipse Kepler 4.3?

I tried installing FDT plugin from their update site on Eclipse Kepler 4.3 but failed with this error. Cannot complete the install because one or more required items could not be found. Software ...
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How to reconfigure eclipse after moving the directories? Eclipse crashing

I have 3 different copies of eclipse: eclipse Android, RCP and EE. I decided it would be wise to move them all into an eclipse directory in program files in Windows and have each version in a separate ...
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Weird keyboard behavior in Eclipse text editor for Shift+Alt+<arrow>, how to revert/debug this?

I am used to that behavior where Shift+Alt/Option in combination with arrow keys selects more or less of the text I started with, jumping to select next word and so on. I seem to recall that Eclipse ...
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Why is Eclipse/m2e not using my computer's PATH when executing command line Maven tasks?

My project uses a Maven build system, and the Maven build includes a command line call to thrift to compile some files. In bash, mvn generate-sources successfully completes. But when I use m2e's Run ...
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I can't open eclipse kepler in openSUSE 12.3

I downloaded and configured an Eclipse Kepler in Ubuntu 13.04, but I want to use that now in OpenSUSE 12.3 and this is an executable file. Can someone tell me how open that? The executable file from ...
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Eclipse plugin Development - Is it possible to add a new option in right-click-on-method menu?

I´m currently developing an Eclipse plugin for my research and my professor wants me to add a new option in the menu that appears when you right-click a method in the editor. It should be something ...
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Eclipse (or JDK?) shifts keyboards

My installation of Eclipse, while using Java in Android projects, is changing my keyboard's layout when I write any invalid statement. For example: public class MainActivity extends Activity { ...
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Installing Android ADT on Eclipse fails due to missing requirements

I want to install Android ADT on Eclipse. After installing, I get an error and it says that this progress could not be completed. My OS is Ubuntu. Cannot complete the install because one or more ...
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Execute file from NTFS formatted HDD in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed on SSD with a normal NTFS formatted HDD for storage. I created a c++ project in Eclipse with the workspace on HDD. My problem is that Eclipse create files with rw attributes, ...
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Disable Ctrl+Q shortcut in Eclipse (prevent closing)

In Eclipse, Ctrl+Q shortcut forces application closure. There are no warning messages AND if going to Windows -> Preferences -> Keys, there is nothing bound to Ctrl+Q and even if I bind something, it ...
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Eclipse/Subclipse skip Team submenu

I am working in Eclipse Kepler on an Android project and all files are version controlled by Subversion. In Eclipse I have Subclipse installed and it works well. If I want to commit or update a file ...
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Eclipse not running on Opensuse 12.3

I have just downloaded the Android SDK for Linux. I am running OpenSuse 12.3. When I try to run Eclipse, there is an error that says that there is no program to run executable files. So, I use the ...
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Alignment in EditPlus like eclipse?

How to set auto alignment or manual alignment for my java class in EditPlus ? In eclipse I can do this by ctrl + a and ctrl + i . How can I do this in EditPlus ?
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LTTng version not found in Eclipse

I'm following this guide to use LTTng in Eclipse. I add a new connection to the remote server but when I try to connect I get the following error message: Error retrieving node configuration ...
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Everytime Eclipse starts I get this error message (aptana plugin)

!ENTRY org.eclipse.core.jobs 4 2 2013-08-19 10:40:49.721 !MESSAGE An internal error occurred during: "Start Ruble bundle manager". !STACK 0 java.lang.NullPointerException at ...
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How to use vanilla Git in Eclipse CDT?

I use Eclipse CDT (all-in-one C/C++ Indigo) and Git (Vanilla) on a Linux box. I did try Egit, but I am not satisfied with it, probably because my installation is bugged, but I don't want to waste more ...
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Git: Eclipse/EGit: I only see Push & Pull

I can't see Push to Upstream or Fetch from Upstream like with my other projects when using the newest Eclipse. This happens only with one project and I can't figure out what's causing it. So in ...
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ant not working on my ubuntu, command: ant -version

Following command ant -version is throwing error Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64/lib/tools.jar screen shot: ...
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Two programming programs suddenly stopped working

I use eclipse and the android SDK to code, and suddenly both of them stopped working. I posted this on Stack Overflow, and nobody came up with an answer that worked. It seems that it may be more of a ...
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update Eclipse PDT to php 5.5

The current stable php version is 5.5.1. At Eclipse PDT we're however still stuck on 5.4. I tried updating it to the latest version but it doesn't give me any new updates. In preferences - > PHP -> ...
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How to change eclipse workspace from config file

I have eclipse folder and I have put JRE inside that folder. I have everything inside that folder so that I can copy paste and use it. Inside eclipse directory I have folder called workspace. Is ...
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Why does eclipse report an error when I use it under a hadoop account?

I created two accounts, one is a common user, the other is just for hadoop, which is a superuser as root. I can load eclipse normally under my common user account, but I could not use it under hadoop ...
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Unable to update Eclipse because of a conflicting dependency with git/egit

Can anyone advise on how to resolve this? Cannot complete the install because of a conflicting dependency. Software being installed: Eclipse Git Team Provider 3.0.1.201307141637-r ...
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Why will my .jar run on the terminal but not with a double-click?

I asked this back in SO, but I was told that it was most likely a problem with my machine, not my program. I've created a Java program (using the libGDX framework) with Eclipse. It exported a ...
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Eclipse - support for multiple editor perspectives

Is there an Eclipse shortcut to switch between multiple text editor configurations? When using Eclipse, I typically have two editor tab configurations: Side-by-side configuration. I keep the main ...
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Run Android emulator and Developing IDE on separate Virtual Machines

I try to setup development enviroment for Android apps. Before all my development was performed in ubuntu running with virtual box. I have install adt plugin for my eclipse and download Android SDK in ...
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Unable to find .metadata folder in Ubuntu

I am unable to find .metadata folder in my workspace, I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS and eclipse Juno. please help me. I tried a lot but all those in vain.
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Eclipse mutilating some entries in its tooltips

When there's an Unknown Type like error some of the suggested solutions in Eclipse's tooltip are clipped like shown in the screenshot. Valid and invalid ones being nicely interwoven, the cut off ...
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Eclipse syntax coloring for C / C++ comments

When writing C/C++ code in eclipse, is it possible to set up the syntax colouring in such a way that it displays comments starting with /** in another colour than normal multi-line comments (starting ...
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Accessing BlackBerry via USB from VMWare Virtual Machine

I have my development environment setup in VMWare's virtual machine, and I do not have problems deploying any BlackBerry apps to Simulator that runs as another virtual machine. The problem begins when ...
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Make eclipse pdt default editor for php, css etc. files in ubuntu 12.04?

I downloaded Eclipse php recently. When i want to open a css or php file it doesn't show option for eclipse, not even in the other applications list. I want to set Eclipse as my default editor to ...
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Why does a merge in Eclipse say there are no changes found when I know for sure that there are changes?

I have checked out a copy of my code and have the version that I want to merge to. What I do is: Right click my working copy Go to Team>Merge and then select the newer code and click ok it'll go ...
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Java, Eclipse, ODBC 32 or 64 bit what should I change?

I'm using windows 7 (64 bit) I Installed 64 bit versions of Eclipse and JRE. But when I tried to read from Access I got problems. The only way to make an ODBC seems to be by using a 32 bit variant. ...
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Installing java on red hat enterpirse linux 3

I am trying to run eclipse IDE which results in an error which says no java virtual machine was found. The result of running "/usr/sbin/alternatives --config java" command is that it displays - one ...
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Having problems with eclipse, jdk, and java runtime installations [closed]

I want to program mobile apps for Android. I installed eclipse and tried to run it. It would not work because the java wasn't installed. I installed it, and had the same problem. I even copied ...
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Select multiple non-consecutive lines of text

In Eclipse 4.2 Workbench, I'd like to select multiple lines of non-consecutive text at the same time. For example, I want to highlight and copy line 1, 4, and 10 without having to highlight, copy and ...