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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Windows 8 & Java Development

I'm considering to upgrade my PC to Windows 8, but I have one concern though. I haven't yet found any "confirmation", that the JDK and Eclipse will work on Windows 8. Have anyone tried to ...
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Multiple gcc on Mac OS X

I did a port install for gcc version 4.7.1 (MacPorts gcc47 4.7.1_2) I named the executable as g+ and placed it in one my $PATH. I use gcc 4.7.1 when I need c++11 standard. I haven't changed the ...
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Eclipse Juno Switch Editor in Order

In case it matters: OS: Mac OS X Lion (10.7.4) Eclipse: Juno, Build id: 20120614-1722 I have several files open in my eclipse workspace as tabs. The default shortcuts for previous and next editors ...
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configure eclipse with tomcat

I have opened an existing project into eclipse, Project files are located at C:\CodeFiles I have tomcat instance configured on port 80 and is at location C:\bin\tomcat-6.02 I am working on amazon ec2 ...
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Is it possible to automate comments for classes, methods, constructors, etc.. in Eclipse?

Say if I create a new class in Eclipse called "MyClass", the code will be generated as follows: public class MyClass { } By personal convention, I always end the last bracket with a comment such ...
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Eclipse hot key issues

Okay, in Eclipse the the hotkey to run a Java Application is Alt + Shift + X + J. When I hold Alt + Shift + X, this menu comes up, with a bunch of commands with Alt + Shift + X, insertCharHere I ...
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Eclipse Helios hangs while loading com.android.ide.eclipse.adt

when eclipse is getting started up and while loading com.android.ide.eclipse.adt It hangs while loading. I have attached an image. tried out taking .markers file but no use. Restarted the system and ...
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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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Why it shows Error while giving adt plugin in Eclipse for Android application development?

I tried a lot to make available SDK to Eclipse by giving ADT plugin for android applicationdevelopment, but while installing it shows something like Cannot complete the install because one or ...
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Eclipse is unable to locate javaenvironment

I tried to run eclipse-jee-juno-win32-x86_64 on Windows 7, but it raised the following error java runtime environment JRE or java development kit must be available in order to run eclipse. No ...
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Can't get rid of Eclipse's bottom bar

I've already read other threads (1, 2) and installed (rather old) Fullscreen Plugin but it doesn't hide the fat bottom bar. Is it possible to disable/hide it? I am using Eclipse 3.7.
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Eclipse-based applications produce mouse and sound lags under Windows 7

Strange problem. I have a huge Eclipse-based application that frequently spawns copy of its self. On each copy launch there is mouse and sound lags, overall responsiveness of a system is just terrible ...
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Aptana Studio 3 Eclipse plugin javascript code completion

I have recently decided to use eclipse for all/most of my coding. One of the things I want to work on is Websites with css and javascript. I installed the Aptana studio 3 plugin as it seems like it ...
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Eclipse version in Debian package directories too old

Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian, has commented that package management is "the single biggest advancement Linux has brought to the industry". (Wikipedia) But for some reason I'm forced to install ...
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Switching from Eclipse 64 bit to Eclipse 32 bit

Can I use same workspace and eclipse settings in 32 bit Eclipse that I used in 64 bit Eclipse?
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How do I reliably change the indentation width in Eclipse?

I tried to change the width of indentation of my Eclipse IDE to 2 via Preferences -> General -> Editors -> Text Editors -> Displayed Tab Width. However, when I press tab or shift + tab, I ...
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Reveal in Finder from Eclipse Juno/Lion

I just upgraded from Eclipse Indigo on Snow Leopard to Eclipse Juno on Lion. The old system allowed right-click or option-click on the title bar to drop down a menu with a path to the current file. ...
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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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Set Eclipse as the default editor for opening a file

Is it possible to set Eclipse as the default program for open certain types of files? I'd like to set it as the default program for editing .java and .js files.
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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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Unable to use Google Chrome as the external browser in Eclipse

I'm trying to use Google Chrome as the external browser for Eclipse PDT. I always get the following error: Could not launch external web browser for http://... Check the Web Browser preferences. ...
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How can I create a working set inside a working set in Eclipse?

How do you create a working set inside another working set in Eclipse? For example: Comp102 Assignments Assign1 Assign2 Assign3 Labs Lab1 Lab2 Lab3 Comp103 ...
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I m not able to start eclipse classic version 4.2 on Windows Vista

I m new to android development. After I click to launch eclipse it shows an error: "An error has occurred. See the log file D:\JAVA\workspace.metadata.log." When I checked log file it says (I m ...
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Windows to achieve 'CTRL+Shift+R' in Eclipse

I am a Java developer with Eclipse. I like the Ctrl+Shift+R function in Eclipse to search a file. Is there a standalone, free and open-source application to achieve the same functionality in the ...
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Eclipse for web development [closed]

I'm looking for a better solution for developing with JavaScript, CSS and HTML instead of using the old fashioned text editors. When I started to develop android applications I was kind of sceptical ...
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What are the buildpath, settings, and project hidden files used for in an Eclipse PDT project?

Are these files used after they are added to a PHP project in Eclipse? I ask because, I had to add them to my git-ignore file after switching to Eclipse for development on my Mac. But I don't ...
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Using version control with tomcat

I created a java project to be deployed in tomcat so do i have to create a repository locally and commit to it everytime and create WAR from it and then deploy or is there a way to just push it into ...
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Eclipse Indigo freezes on 'Open Type' search

When I'm trying to search for a Java class with Ctrl-shift-T (Open Type popup), Eclipse freezes when I'm typing 1 character. It usually takes about 8 seconds to 'unfreeze', but sometimes it won't come ...
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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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Setting up Eclipse for C development using CDT plugin

I am using Eclipse 3.5.2. I want to install the CDT plugin so that I can compile C/C++ programs. I attempted to install the CDT plugin and it failed, given the following error message: Cannot ...
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How to remove the close (×) button from Eclipse Juno tabs?

Is it possible to remove the close button from main editor tabs? I've heard there is a new UI model in Eclipse Juno (e4) that uses CSS for tuning, so is it possible to write some CSS to remove close ...
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How to edit a Font in Windows 7 to increase line spacing in Eclipse?

In am trying to increase the line spacing in Eclipse, but to my surprise Eclipse does not have a build-in feature to increase line spacing, instead one has to edit the font to increase line spacing. ...
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How to choose eclipse update site mirror server in Eclipse IDE e.g. Sweden, Japan etc

While trying to install a new plugin in Eclipse, it seems to take a lot of time with the default mirror site being chosen by Eclipse. Is there any way, where I can set which mirror location to use ...
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How to change default debug perspective in Eclipse?

While debugging, Eclipse opens its Debug perspective. I've made some changes to this perspective and saved it with other name. Is there a way to change default debug perspective to one created, so it ...
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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 to disable the “Usage Data Upload” message in Eclipse?

Using Eclipse Indigo on Ubuntu 10.04. Every once in a while, I get the "Usage Data Upload" dialog popping up. Clicking on "Cancel" closes the dialog but it pops again after a while. I tried the ...
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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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STS 2.5.2 showing error error occurred during initialization of vm could not reserve enough space for object heap eclipse

I am using STS2.5.5 with jdk 1.6 in my system with 32 BIT winx Xp it was working fine for few HRs when i installed it for the first time, after that when i restart STS it started showing exception ...
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How to run C project in Eclipse IDE?

I downloaded Eclipse IDE for from here and I create a sample project from here I followed steps as above link.But in code displays error in "#include" header file.how do I resolve this issue.Please ...
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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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Why does 64-bit Java use more memory than 32-bit?

When using Eclipse I have noticed a significant difference in it's memory usage when run under different Java platforms. When using a 32-bit Java platform it has been using ~200MB RAM, however when ...
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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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Can't install umlet under Linux

I'm trying to install umlet. I have tried quite a lot of different configurations, but none worked. Whether trying from the .jar itself (java -jar umlet.jar), whether using it as an eclipse plugin, or ...
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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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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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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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Lines are changed in android xml file in Eclipse

I am using android sdk in eclipse IDE. Here i am facing very critical problem in Eclipse IDE. When i open any android layout XML file and try to change anything manually where android layout xml ...
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How to ignore Eclipse validation warning “Attribute (…) is obsolete. Its use is discouraged in HTML5 documents.” in HTML and JSP fragments?

Create a html/jsp fragment in eclipse in a project where html/jsp validation is active and add <table width="80%"></table> You will get the warning in the question title. One can ...
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Hide Scrollbars in Eclipse Editors

I like Eclipse a lot, but I would like some way to easily hide the scrollbars in the Eclipse editors. I have seen this eclipse bug here, but don't know what to make of it (if it has been solved, why ...
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How to cofigure tomcat server in Eclipse IDE?

I am using Eclipse classical 3.7.2 and i want to configure tomcat server in eclipse IDE for developing some servlet programs.If anyone know guide me.thank u