In this article I am trying to explain Eclipse Shortcut Keys.

Manage Files and Projects
Ctrl+N
Create new project using the Wizard
Ctrl+Alt+n
Create new project, file, class, etc.
Alt+f, then .
Open project, file, etc.
Ctrl+Shift+r
Open Ressource (file, folder or project)
Alt+Enter
Show and access file properties
Ctrl+s
Save current file
Ctrl+Shift+s
Save all files
Ctrl+w
Close current file
Ctrl+Shift+w
Close all files
F5
Refresh content of selected element with local file system
Editor Window

Focus/ cursor must be in Editor Window for these to work.

F12
Jump to Editor Window
Ctrl+Page Down/Ctrl+Page Up
Switch to next editor / switch to previous editor
Ctrl+m
Maximize or un-maximize current Editor Window (also works for other Windows)
Ctrl+e
Show list of open Editors. Use arrow keys and enter to switch
Ctrl+F6/Ctrl+Shift+F6
Show list of open Editors. Similar to ctrl+e but switches immediately upon release of ctrl     
Alt+Arrow Left/Alt+Arrow Right
Go to previous / go to next Editor Window
Alt+minus(-)
Open Editor Window Option menu
Ctrl+F10 breakpoints, bookmarks, line numbers, …)
Show view menu (features available on left vertical bar:
Ctrl+F10, then n
Show or hide line numbers

Ctrl+Shift+q

since last save)

Show or hide the diff column on the left (indicates changes
Navigate in Editor
Home/End
Jump to beginning / jump to end of indention. Press home twice to jump to beginning of line
Ctrl+Home/End
Jump to beginning / jump to end of source
Ctrl+Arrow Right/Arrow Left
Jump one word to the left / one word to the right
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down/Arrow Up
Jump to previous / jump to next method
Ctrl+l
Jump to Line Number. To hide/show line numbers, press ctrl+F10 and select 'Show Line Numbers'
Ctrl+q
Jump to last location edited
Ctrl+./Ctrl+,
Jump to next / jump to previous compiler syntax warning or error
Ctrl+Shift+p
With a bracket selected: jump to the matching closing or opening bracket
Ctrl+[+]/Ctrl+- on numeric keyboard
Collapse / Expand current method or class
Ctrl+[/]/Ctrl+* on numeric keyboard
Collapse / Expand all methods or classes
Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up
Scroll Editor without changing cursor position
Select Text
Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left
Expand selection by one character to the left / to the right
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left
Expand selection to next / previous word
Shift+Arrow Down/Arrow Up
Expand selection by one line down / one line up
Shift+End/Home
Expand selection to end / to beginning of line
Ctrl+a
Select all
Alt+Shift+Arrow Up
Expand selection to current element (e.g. current one-line expression or content within brackets)
Alt+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right
Expand selection to next / previous element
Alt+Shift+Arrow Down
Reduce previously expanded selection by one step
Edit Text
Ctrl+c/Ctrl+x/Ctrl+v
Cut, copy and paste
Ctrl+z
Undo last action
Ctrl+y
Redo last (undone) action
Ctrl+d
Delete Line
Alt+Arrow Up/Arrow Down
Move current line or selection up or down
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up / Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down /
Duplicate current line or selection up or down
Ctrl+Delete
Delete next word
Ctrl+Backspace
Delete previous word
Shift+Enter
Enter line below current line
Shift+Ctrl+Enter
Enter line above current line
Insert
Switch between insert and overwrite mode
Shift+Ctrl+y
Change selection to all lower case
Shift+Ctrl+x
Change selection to all upper case
Search and Replace
Ctrl+f
Open find and replace dialog
Ctrl+k/Ctrl+Shift+k
Find previous / find next occurrence of search term (close find window first)
Ctrl+h
Search Workspace (Java Search, Task Search, and File Search)
Ctrl+j/Ctrl+Shift+j
Incremental search forward / backwards. Type search term after pressing ctrl+j, there is now search window
Indentions and Comments
Tab/Shift+Tab
Increase / decrease indent of selected text
Ctrl+i
Correct indention of selected text or of current line
Ctrl+shift+f
Autoformat all code in Editor using code formatter
Ctrl+/
Comment / uncomment line or selection ( adds '//' )
Ctrl+Shift+/
Add Block Comment around selection ( adds '/... */' )
Ctrl+Shift+
Remove Block Comment
Alt+Shift+j
Add Element Comment ( adds '/** ... */')
Editing Source Code
Ctrl+Space
Opens Content Assist (e.g. show available methods or field names)
Ctrl+1
Open Quick Fix and Quick Assist
Alt+/
Propose word completion (after typing at least one letter). Repeatedly press alt+/ until reaching correct name
Ctrl+Shift+Insert
Deactivate or activate Smart Insert Mode (automatic indention, automatic brackets, etc.)
Code Information
Ctrl+O
Show code outline / structure
F2
Open class, method, or variable information (tooltip text)
F3
Open Declaration: Jump to Declaration of selected class, method, or parameter
F4
Open Type Hierarchy window for selected item
Ctrl+t
Show / open Quick Type Hierarchy for selected item
Ctrl+Shift+t
Open Type in Hierarchy
Ctrl+Alt+h
Open Call Hierarchy
Ctrl+u
Find occurrences of expression in current file
Ctrl+move over method
Open Declaration or Implementation
Refactoring
Alt+Shift+r
Rename selected element and all references
Alt+Shift+v
Move selected element to other class or file (With complete method or class selected)
Ctrl+Shift+c
Change method signature (with method name selected)
Alt+Shift+m
Extract selection to method
Alt+Shift+l
Extract local variable: Create and assigns a variable from a selected expression
Alt+Shift+i
Inline selected local variables, methods, or constants if possible (replaces variable with its declarations/ assignment and puts it directly into the statements)
Run and Debug
Ctrl+F11
Save and launch application (run)
F11
Debug
F5
Step Into function
F6
Next step (line by line)
F7
Step out
F8
Skip to next Breakpoint
The Rest
Ctrl+F7/Ctrl+Shift+F7
Switch forward / backward between views (panels). Useful for switching back and forth between Package Explorer and Editor.
Ctrl+F8/Ctrl+Shift+F8
Switch forward / backward between perspectives
Ctrl+p
Print
F1
Open Eclipse Help
  Modified On Nov-17-2017 04:05:20 AM

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