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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Can't edit files in Eclipse even though not read-only

This is such an amateur question I'm embarrassed I even have to ask. In Eclipse, sometimes I can't edit a file. I can open it, but it behaves as it if it's a read-only file—typing has no effect....
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How do I uninstall Eclipse Mars?

I just installed Eclipse Mars on my Windows 7 PC using the Eclipse installer, but I don't see an option to uninstall (not the installer, the installation directory, nor Add/Remove Programs). I also ...
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Installing EclipseFP on Mac OS X

I am trying to install EclipseFP. I'm running OS X Mavericks. I've tried following both the official installation instructions and the advice in this answer on SU, but I'm still having the same ...
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Turn off ALT + numeric keypad ASCII symbol insertion?

Call me old fashioned but I like to use the cursor keys on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned off. (There was a time many years ago when standard keyboards only had this...) This is fine most of ...
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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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Android eclipse keyboard problem

Not sure if I should ask this question here or somewhere else, but I am having a recurring problem. Every time I deploy my android application to my tablet in eclipse (Run As Android Application), my ...
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PDT/PHP plugin in Eclipse in Ubuntu not working - “page not found” error

I am not having success getting the PDT (PHP Development Tools, SDK 2.0.2 and 2.1.2) plugin to work in Eclipse in Ubuntu 11.04. I encounter the following page when attempting to run a php file: Not ...
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Remote shell on Ubuntu-eclipse displays too many lines

I am using Ubuntu on my Windows laptop to cross-compile and remote-debug some stuff on my raspberry pi 2. I'm connected over a USB-to-ethernet adapter. When I ssh-connect over the normal terminal in ...
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How can I change the Color of eclipse search console

How can I change the colors of the eclipse search console? Specifically I'd like to change the background color of the highlight of the selected item
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Eclipse making background video skip with almost every click of the mouse

The problem is i like to listen to videos online (mostly or all flash video) while programming and never had any problems until i started using eclipse, now every time i do just about anything other ...
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ADT eclipse xml layout text editor - often broken until file closed and reopened

I'm new to Eclipse and ADT but have set up my environment on two different machines, and both are displaying the same oddities (both are Windows 7 64 bit). When changing tabs between the graphical ...
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Eclipse Helios install software invisible

Recently, when I try to install new software in Eclipse Helios (Help -> Install new software...), the list of plugins to install is always blank, even if I select a software site with available ...
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Eclipse Helios on OS X Snow Leopard crashes frequently when editing certain PHP files

I use Eclipse Helios (Eclipse Platform: 3.6.0.I20100608-0911, Eclipse IDE for PHP Developers: 1.3.0.20100617-0520) all the time on OS X (Snow Leopard), and it seems I only run into trouble whenever I'...
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how may threads might I expect from eclipse?

I have a similar issue to what is described here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6754628/eclipse-crashes-with-unable-to-create-new-native-thread-any-ideas-my-setti I looked at the taskmenager ...
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latest Luna eclipse PDT nolonger gives common function suggestions

I was using helios version of PDT but it was compatible only till v5.3 so I downloaded latest luna version to get v5.5 support from here. but after downloading this instead of supporting new functions ...
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How to make SVN checkout faster on Windows?

All my projects sum up to a total size of 485 MB. I need check-out (create workspace in eclipse from SVN with SVN eclipse plugin) frequently. It only takes between 4 to 7 minutes in my linux VM, but ...
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Eclipse code formatter on a per file basis

Eclipse has a powerful code formatter for Java, but I am wondering whether it is possible to define a code format on a per file basis, instead of defining the format for all java files? Thanks!
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Deployment Automation (Eclipse) from Command prompt

I want to automate the deployment in Eclipse through command prompt. Can I do it ? Basically It open eclipse and when i need to right click and choose validate and once validation is completed, i ...
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Why do annotations been added for PyDev not work?

When I use PyDev to add an annotation (such as @IgnorePep8) from the "Quick Fix / Content Assistants" the annotation is not added to the document. Other fixes available work. What do I need to do to ...
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SQL syntax highlighting and code completion in Eclipse PDT

Is there a way of enabling highlighting (and/or code completion for SQL) for SQL syntax in PHP strings variable while developing some PHP works related to SQL using Eclipse PDT?
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How do avoid context menu in opensuse to open on mousepress

I am using opensuse 12.1 via a virtual maschine. I'm using Gnome 3.2.1 and having this annoying problem, that whenever I want to open the context menu with the right mouse button it opens directly ...
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How can I configure font foreground color in eclipse popup dialog

How can I configure font foreground color in eclipse popup dialog under ubuntu 11.10? I am seeing white foreground over light grey text which makes it very hard to read. How can I fix that?
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Dead key sequence for quotes works oddly in Eclipse in MacOS X

I'm using an US-International Keyboard in MacOS. The normal behavior for dead keys in every application is, for example, if I press the key sequence ', it understands that the comma doesn't carry ...
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NetBeans ubuntu font monospaced plane 15 for Eclipse

I use NetBeans IDE for Java web development, and I really enjoy NetBeans Monospaced font for Ubuntu. But now I started using Eclipse for Android projects and I would like to know if there's anyway of ...
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What PHP, Xdebug and Eclipse configurations work on Windows 7 64 bit?

I have been mucking around for days, trying to find the right combination that lets me debug with breakpoints and variable viewing, in Eclipse, without crashing Apache. PHP 5.3? PHP 5.2? Eclipse ...
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Eclipse And Linux: Keyboard unusable after gnome-screen-saver

I know this is not programming related. But I can't find any topics on Google or UbuntuForums. So the problem is: When gnome-screensaver starts on the moment Eclipse has the focus and I wake up again ...
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Eclipse: Auto-generate function comments in C++ source file

A requirement for our C++ coding standards in my current program at work is to place comments before and after functions in the C++ source file (*.cpp) like so: //*************************************...
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User Agent String for Eclipse

Is it possible to change the User Agent String for requests made by Eclipse? After some experiments with curl I believe that certain User Agents are favoured by our company proxy (they get access to ...
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Eclipe Kepler crashes while opening file

When opening a file in Eclipse Kepler, the files opens for a split second and closes?? How can this be fixed? I have tried removing /workspace/.metadata/.lock but it still crashes when opening a file
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Unable to upgrade Eclipse from 4.5.1 (Mars.1) to 4.5.2 (Mars.2)

When running Help > Check for updates, Eclipse finds the 4.5.2 update. When updating, I get the following error: An error occurred while collecting items to be installed session context was:(...
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Eclipse PDT setup for Java Server Pages

I have used Eclipse PDT for my PHP development project. Now, I am learning to code in JSP. Can I use Eclipse PDT for it? If so, what do I need to do to it for it to support JSP projects? Thanks. note:...
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Allowing Apache 2.4 access to workspace

I'm running Apache 2.4.6 on openSUSE 13.1 and I want to do a little web development, mostly php scripting. Therefore, I have installed eclipse mars for php developers. HTML and php files I put in the ...
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Installing Eclipse 4.5 on ARM Ubuntu

I recently got an excellent deal on a Chromebook (Hisense C11), and have used crouton to install Trusty Tahr (14.04): (trusty)craig@localhost:~$ uname -a Linux localhost 3.14.0 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Apr ...
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Dropbox can't sync “write.lock” (access denied)

I have my Eclipse IDE workspace stored on Dropbox, this way I can access the same environment from multiple computers. Recently Dropbox is stuck syncing the write.lock file in the Eclipse workspace's ....
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Configuring JDK, SDK with Android Studio and Eclipse

First, I installed jdk-7u80-windows-x64 from Oracle, after that I install android studio along with SDK(I don't know what version) and they run smoothly. Second, I opened eclipse because I have ...
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Eclipse can't run specific project

I have problem with Eclipse IDE. I can't run specific file. (all others works fine) When I try to run it, I get output of older project. I can't find name of that new project when I click arrow next ...
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Installing Eclipse for PHP and Selenium

I have used Selenium Standalone server and have written tests in PHP and Node.js; Did not use an IDE (used SublimeText). I have a requirement to start writing tests in Java using Eclipse and Selenium....
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Eclipse luna is not responding

I'm getting these messages in logs: MESSAGE Warning: EGit couldn't detect the installation path "gitPrefix" of native Git. Hence EGit can't respect system level Git settings which might be ...
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Notepad++: Automatic “comment line (*)” on newline

is there a way to make notepad++ behave like eclipse with multi-line comments? It would be great if notepad automatically inserts " * " every time I make a new line in a /* */ comment-section. To be ...
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Is there any shortcut in eclipse or workaround to go to current methods starting from inside method

Suppose I am inside a method having 900 lines(I know bad programming practice but we come across such situations often). I am at suppose 345 line and I wanted to go to current methods starting(Name) ...
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What setting controls the background color on highlighted list items in the Variables view in Eclipse?

In Eclipse, I like to use a dark theme. When I do, the Variables view sometimes highlights items using an extremely bright yellow color, with light gray text, meaning the text is impossible to read. ...
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Eclipse open file in Project explorer tab

Iam using eclipse(Luna), when i open some code file, the file opens in the Project explorer view, How return the open file beheavior to open in the java editor, example in this link: http://www....
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Share Eclipse keyring file between 2 computers

I'm using Eclipse with Remote Systems plugin to access multiple SSH server. Using a dropbox account, I'm sharing the profiles directory to my home pc, and that is working fine (if I add a new server ...
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How to use multiple cursors in Eclipse

In Brackets, you can use multiple cursors to edit code simply by holding command (on mac) and clicking on the text you want to edit (see it in action here). Is there a similar feature in Eclipse? Is ...
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Incredibly slow response when reading from mounted shared network (windows share) drive within Java application

I wrote a Java application that checks and indexes huge archive files. When i test it on my local machine, everything is speedy and works like a charm. However, i need to process large quantities of ...
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How to make geany editor's tab key behave like eclipse?

In the Eclipse IDE, when you are editing inside a pair of parentheses, brackets or double quotes, you can press the tab key to move the cursor out of the brackets. Is there any way to configure geany ...
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How do I change the Java version of my “installed project facet” in Eclipse?

I just installed Eclipse 3.7 and the Google Plugin for Eclipse because I want to teach myself how to use Google App Engine. When I create a new web application and run, I got an error that noted that ...
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How could I compare the java/eclipse effectivity of processors?

Benchmarks that I see around don't help to choose the optimal processor for work in java/eclipse. The only java benchmark that I have found is SciMark 2.0, but it is old and compares PCs, not ...
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supressing Eclipse error messages

I'm frequently getting seemingly random NullPointer exceptions thrown that are shown to me in alert windows that steal my focus and force me to click the 'ok' button then everything is working fine.. ...
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How to align fields (or local variable declarations) on columns but close braces on the opening columns?

In Eclipse, when activating the option "Align fields in columns" (which I want) in Window -> Preferences -> Java -> Formatter ("Indentation" tab), Eclipse also decides to align the closing ...