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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Google Chrome pinned to Windows 7 taskbar not opening under pinned icon

I have both Google Chrome and Eclipse pinned to my taskbar in Windows 7 64-Bit. However, when I launch these programs, they don't appear to open under the pinned taskbar icon Eclipse behaves ...
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Is eclipse installation portable?

I downloaded eclipse and unzipped the file into a folder and also added some plugins, changed some settings. If I copied this folder to a pendrive and opened it in another PC, will all my seetings ...
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Enable HTML5 tags on Eclipse

I really love Eclipse (PDT)... But i'm developing sites using HTML5 and CSS3 and it mark the HTML5 tags like <nav>, <section> and <article> as invalid tags (inexistent). How can I ...
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Firefox is capturing Ctrl + Shift + G from Eclipse

I use Eclipse and Firefox on Windows 7. Ctrl + Shift + G in Eclipse is supposed to do a search for references, but instead it does a Google search in Firefox. Why is this happening, and how can I ...
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Failed to load the JNI shared library on starting Eclipse

I downloaded the latest version of Eclipse, but I can not start it. The error message I get is: Failed to load the JNI shared library "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_20\bin..\jre\bin\client\...
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Can I get rid of the status bar at the bottom of Eclipse?

Eclipse 3.5 eats up a lot of vertical space with the status bar at the bottom of the window. To be clear, the status bar says "Writable | Smart Insert | 32:100" right now. Is there a way I can get ...
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Configuring Eclipse to compile Haskell with EclipseFP Plugin

I just installed the EclipseFP plugin into my Eclipse setup (on Windows 7 32bit, if that matters), following the instructions. Then I followed the directions in the Eclipse help docs to create a Hello ...
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Disable Windows 7’s “Open File - Security Warning” dialog for exe on local drive?

I am trying to run Eclipse java-galileo-SR2-win32 when I get open-file-security-warning. The files are just extracted from a zip file and put into a directory "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\LocalLow\...
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How can I make Eclipse to draw the tabs more likely the native ones?

I don't really like the Eclipse IDE, since I found Netbeans much more usable, but Android development strongly encourages to do so. What my main problem with Eclipse is, that it's really ugly. Which ...
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How do you get Eclipse's built-in diff tool to ignore differences in whitespace?

I'm working on a large codebase that's been touched by many hands. As I work through bugs, I've been converting the source to be more readable which involves a lot of minor changes in indentation ...
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Dialogue box buttons don't work in Eclipse on Ubuntu 9.10

I am having trouble with Eclipse 3.5 on Ubuntu. After I upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 I have discovered that buttons with dialogue boxes no longer work correctly - nothing happens when clicking ...
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How to select columns in editor views

This may be a plugin/editor specific question, but I'm wondering if there is a way to select column 4-10 rows 1-10, for example in any editor or some editors within Eclipse? Note: this can be done ...
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Cocoa vs Carbon versions of Eclipse

Can someone tell me what's the difference between Cocoa and Carbon? I want to download Eclipse but I don't know which one to pick, I have option to choose Cocoa or Carbon.
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Windows 8 hiding java.exe and other files in System32

I am running Windows 8 Professional and I am trying to run Eclipse as a non-administrator user without success. Eclipse terminates with "JVM Terminated, Error code 2". Eclipse tries to use %SYSTEM32%\...
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Removing Eclipse completely

I had an Eclipse - Galileo working fine . Suddenly it started to hang till death(eclipse crashes) when I tried to open a DB2 table form DbViewer Plugin's Db tree View . I tried many stuffs , replacing ...
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How to get Eclipse to detect Java

I have always been able to use Eclipse without a problem. I had it installed on my Mac but when I switched to Yosemite I removed it. Now I have installed it again, but when I try to compile my Java ...
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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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How to change string literals in Eclipse (from a VIM user)

Assume that the cursor is at the top of the following file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <resources> <string name="app_name">Hello World</string> <...
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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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Does it exist an Eclipse plugin to show two pans of code simultaneously?

As Eclipse cannot show two pans of code simultaneously, I am used to using gvim to have it. But it is unpractical. Does it exist an Eclipse (CDT) plugin to show two pans of code simultaneously ?