so, when I highlight a word in eclipse ide, I will get the help.
To add Javadoc to Eclipse:
- download as many Javadoc packages as you want (they should be in
- Open your Eclipse preferences, and navigate to
Java -> Installed JREs. Click on the default JRE you use, and click the
Editbutton on the right.
- In the window that pops up, click
Add External JARsin the right column, and navigate to where you have the archives saved (you may want to save them somewhere out-of-the-way because if you delete the archives, your Javadoc won't work anymore).
- Select the archives, and click
Open. This should recognize the Javadoc archives and help you with code-completion and documentation (you may have to restart your IDE for this to take effect).
You can find Java SE development kit 7 Documentation here
**You didn't specify what operating system you were on, so each OS may vary slightly.*
Right Click the JAR file in Project Explorer -> Properties -> From the left pane choose Javadoc Location -> enter the URL of your jar documentation.
Generally you can Google for:
javadoc lib-name and then pickup the URL of the first site suggested by Google - going up a level.
For example Google returned this:
so by going up one level, I mean: