Probably I need to add 3rd monitor to my laptop system, or maybe I’m not organized enough. But as a matter of fact: I want to have as many source files as possible open in Eclipse. But there is simply not enough screen real estate to show them all:
Many source files open
With that many source files open, I need an effective way to switch between the files.
So far I used Ctrl+Tab to iterate through the files:
With this I can ‘tab’ through the open source files. But this not efficient for a large list of files.
A better way is to use Ctrl+E: This opens a similar pop-up window:
Here I can use a filter to find my file I want to switch to:
Filter with Ctr+E
Best of all: I do not need a mouse or any click: I can keep my hands on the keyboard .
In case Ctrl+E does not work for your Eclipse distribution: the shortcut is configured in the preferences:
Quick Switch Editor Shortcut Configuration