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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Eclipse, workspaces, DropBox and source control

Eclipse has an idea I've always been kinda uncomfortable with - the idea of the workspace. The workspace is that folder you store ALL your projects in. You cannot store projects outside the ...
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How to change default file extension Eclipse uses for source code files?

How can I change the file extension that Eclipse uses when it creates source code files, say, from *.cpp to *.cc?
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Return deleted project from Eclipse

I have serious problem, I have deleted Java project from Eclipse and I don't have fresh revision on CVS. Is there any chance anyway to return that project or I am najebao ?
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Subversion not available in Eclipse

This is VERY weird. I've been using Eclipse for over 4 years, and for some reason my Subversion integration disappeared today. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Subclipse 3 times already and it never ...
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Eclipse hangs on install new software

Whenever I open install new software in Eclipse, it starts downloading various jar files such as: http://download.eclipse.org/technology/epp/packages/galileo/compositeContent.jar or ...
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How do you change the Eclipse IDE's color theme for this problem?

While setting up my Eclipse IDE it seems that I don't know how to change the background color of this Java-assisted search: How can I do that?
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Eclipse on Ubuntu karmic hangs when using subclipse to connect to HTTPS repository

Software versions in use: Eclipse Galileo SVN Team Core Provider 1.6.5 Subversion client adapter 1.6.4.1 Subversion JavaHL 1.6.5 svn, version 1.6.5 (r38866) Ubuntu karmic When I select Checkout ...
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Is there a NetBeans formatter for eclipse?

My team uses NetBeans and has coalesced around NetBean's default formatting. Is there way to import NetBeans formatting rules for Java into Eclipse? There are a lot of Eclipse format plugins for ...
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A Windows DLL stored on Debian, then downloaded back to Windows won’t work anymore

I have a program which I want to distribute through my webserver running Debian. So I uploaded my files—containing DLLs—to the server. After I did let them download through my updating application I ...
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How can I edit text in right-to-left direction in Eclipse (on Windows)?

The official website of Eclipse says that they support RTL text editing. They say that, in order to activate RTL support, Eclipse should be started from the command line with argument: -bidi ...
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HTML5 tag (main) not recognized in Eclipse Luna [duplicate]

I have the following HTML5 document: <!doctype html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width; initial-scale=1.0;" /> ...
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Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (couldn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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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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path completion in major IDEs

In vim I can use the ctrl-x ctrl-f shortcut for autocompleting file paths, a nice feature that I have missed all the time in all major IDEs, I am wondering how I can do it in the following: eclipse ...
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How to restore Eclipse shortcut keys from exported .CSV?

You can simply export your shortcuts settings in Eclipse going to Window > Preferences > General > Keys > button Export CSV... But how to restore shortcuts from this csv?
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Unable to start Glass Fish 4.0 on time in Eclipse Juno [closed]

This is my Java Server Code. Just receiving message from client and echoing the message back. I am using WebSocket. package pack.exp; import javax.websocket.OnClose; import javax.websocket.OnError; ...
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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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Eclipse running slow over Cygwin ssh

I use Cygwin running under Windows XP to make an X Windows ssh connection to a RedHat server. I’ve run a few applications through the Cygwin/X interface, and they perform fine. However, the main ...
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Remove Eclipse's extra margins in Linux (Ubuntu XFCE)

I can't get rid of an ugly and wasting-space margin below the menubar in Eclipse: I have followed a number of tutorials for improving the rendering of Eclipse on Ubuntu, including using a custom ...
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Eclipse Juno does not restore package explorer after closing all files

When I close the last file in a maximized file panel, I used to have eclipse auto restore (show) the package explorer for me, that does not happen in Juno. It used to work on older versions of ...
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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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How can I select a default interactive console in PyDev?

Using PyDev 2.7.1 in Eclipse 3.7.2, when I hit Ctrl+Alt+Enter to open a new interactive console, I get a dialog asking me what type of console I'd like to start ("Console for currently active editor", ...
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vim (gvim) marking occurrences on the vertical bar?

When I search for a string, vim(gvim) highlights all the occurrences, which is great. But is there a way to show the occurrences with markers on the vertical bar on the right hand side, so if I click ...
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Rendering artifact when using Eclipse (FlashBuilder)

Once in a while when using FlashBuilder, I'll get a rendering artifact that doesn't go away until I do a full reboot. This artifact seems to be caused by a popup triggered by code documentation popups ...
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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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Can't sign into Google account from Eclipse

I can't sign into my Google account when I am trying to deploy my app to Google App Engine via Eclipse. Missing required parameter: client_id How can I solve that?
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Files edited through gvfs using Eclipse and NetBeans getting corrupted. gedit using smb works fine

I'm facing a strange problem. My development machine was recently moved to Ubuntu. When I edit files situated in a network server (LAN) and then save, the files are getting corrupted. In all cases a ...
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Eclipse stops responding to most keyboard input after some amount of time/specific actions

For some time now, it seems like Eclipse will stop responding to keystrokes (via any entry point of the app -- text editor, menus, etc...) if I switch between workspaces too many times. In some cases, ...
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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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Is there a TextMate bundle that includes a pane to manage bookmarks across files? [closed]

The regular bookmark feature in Textmate does not include a pane that allows you to jump to any bookmark in any file. This feature exists in Eclipse as shown below. Are there any bookmark managers ...
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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 ...
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How do I install the Visual Editor plugin for Eclipse?

Using the two newest versions of the Eclipse IDE, I have been unsuccessful in installing the Visual Editor for Eclipse. When trying to install the plugin after adding the repository, I get the ...
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Disable Spotlight keyboard shortcut for selected applications

Spotlight search is activated by Ctrl+Space. Unfortunately, this collides with code completion in Eclipse. I could change the shortcut for either function, but I'd like to stick with the defaults. ...
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I can not start Eclipse anymore

Today, I can not start Eclipse anymore. It worked fine yesterday, then I got a few Windows Updates before turning off the computer. And I also updated to the latest Java RE 1.6_u20 yesterday, but ...
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I open a Java source file in Eclipse and it opens in the default Windows handler app

This is extremely weird. Something happened to my Eclipse (Juno) and whenever I try to open a source (Java) file from withing the app, it will open the file in an external editor. I'm clueless. Will ...
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Can I configure eclipse to expand packages with the right arrow in ubuntu?

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu, and this is bothering me. I used to be able to expand packages by pressing the right arrow, but now I have to press enter to do it in ubuntu. Is there any ...
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Connect to SVN through Eclipse on Ubuntu

We have a Subversion server running on an internal server. I'm trying to connect to it through SubClipse (Eclipse) on Ubuntu. When I enter the URL: svn://servername/site/trunk as I do from ...
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Can't run Eclipse from /opt

I'm playing with Arch x64, and I downloaded the Eclipse Juno platform without any plugins etc. I extracted it into /opt, made a launcher on my desktop, and when it runs, it produces this error ...
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How to install an Eclipse project?

I've downloaded the latest version of Eclipse because I got interested in one of its projects. Now from the Getting started section I've got this link to download the project: ...
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Eclipse NullPointerException at getFontList

Eclipse doesn't start anymore. I get a dialog box that points me to a log file with the following entry: !SESSION 2009-12-08 08:49:16.263 ----------------------------------------------- ...
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Moving Eclipse into Applications

I'm new in OS X, and recently I have downloaded Eclipse in it. I want to use this Eclipse like other apps as appears in Applications in OS X. But how to do that. Although by copy-pasting the entire ...
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How can I download Eclipse for all languages?

For Eclipse I see various versions like C++, Java, PHP, Python, etc. Is there any Eclipse which has all those languages and plugins in one package? It may be 3GB in size but I want all plugins in ...
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Reverse/Undo .EPF Eclipse Prefrences Import

I have imported a .EPF Eclipse preferences file from here via File > Import > General > Preferences. The preferences file changes the colorization for the TeXlipse editor. How do I ...
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Debugging connection timeouts using strace?

I'm trying to figure out why is Eclipse spinning, so I decided to fire up strace. I found the eclipse process using: $ ps ax | grep java 5546 ? Sl 19:04 /usr/bin/java ... [arguments ...
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Perl EPIC Not recognising installed CPAN modules

Eclipse on a mac, was working fine adding new modules until I Installed Text::CSV_XS which Eclips doesn't recognise as added to @INC For instance use strict; use SOAP::Transport::HTTP; ...
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Debugging in Eclipse, how to run until a breakpoint

I am trying to debug my java code in eclipse. By using break points and Debug mode, the control hits the break point after which I can use F6 to navigate through my code. Consider I have my break ...
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eclipse can't find java

I'm having problems getting Eclipse to start... it can't find the Java virtual machine. Based on suggestions online, I've tried adding... ; "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin" to my Path ...
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Is there a way to pause execution of a running Java program in Eclipse?

I use a MacBook Pro. Sometimes I want to pause the execution of a long heavy-duty experiment running on my system because I am on battery or for any other reason. Is there a way to do it in Eclipse ? ...
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How do i change default SSH2 port in ECLIPSE?

I'd like to change the default SSH2 port in Eclipse from 22 to another one. I try to define the host like host:55 (if using 55 for SSH2) and no luck. Any tip?