Eclipse Shortcuts (Last Edit: Oct 09 2007 10:53:35)
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Shortcut       Name              Description
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Ctrl-1         Quick Fix         Suggestions to automatically solve whatever problem 
                                 exists on the current line.

Ctrl-Space     Content Assist    CamelCase-sensitive word completion
Shift-Alt      Refactoring       All the refactoring shortcuts share this modifier.

Shift-Alt-M    Extract Method    Select the code you want in a method of its own, then 
                                 type this to make it so.

Shift-Alt-R    Rename            Method, class, variable, parameter - whatever - select 
                                 it and rename it, everywhere it's used.

Shift-Alt-I    Inline            Move the body of the selected method inline
Alt-up-arrow   Move Lines Up     Move the selected line(s) up

Alt-down-arrow Move Lines Down   Move the selected line(s) down
Shift-Ctrl-F   Format            Format the selected code (or all code, if none is selected).

Shift-Ctrl-O   Organize Imports  Include whatever imports are necessary and get rid
                                 of those that aren't used.
Shift-Ctrl-T   Open Type         CamelCase-sensitive class lookup

Ctrl-click     Go To Declaration Whatever you're control-clicking, see where it's declared.

Ctrl-Shift-L   View All          Brings up a list of all the available Eclipse shortcuts.

Ctrl-3         Quick Access      Brings up a dialog box which lets you type in a view or a 
                                 New Wizard to launch.

Ctrl-F11       Run Last Launched Quick way to rerun your tests and see if you're red or green.

CamelCase? editing is great, and available many places within Eclipse. To create a new StringBuffer?, I type:


which gives me:

StringBuffer sb = new StringBuffer();

which, if I'm counting right, is 37 characters for the price of 17, just about a 2:1 ratio - and I could skip the spaces around the equals sign and let Eclipse format for me later. Use CamelCase? in Open Type, too - to get to the StringBuffer? type, just type SB for a longish list, or StBuf? to get right to it.