Never Get Lost In Eclipse Again
Whether you are an Eclipse veteran or beginner, there will be times when you want to access a certain functionality but you can’t remember exactly where to find it.
This is where Control-3 (or ⌘-3 on Mac) comes in handy.
For example, if I want to modify the Java formatting options, I press this combination and then the first letters of “formatter:”
As you can see, every single functionality in Eclipse that contains the letters “formatt” is displayed, and the one I’m looking for is displayed at the bottom. I select it, and:
Remember this shortcut next time you get lost in Eclipse!
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