WSAD Shortcuts
 

Navigational Shortcuts

Ctrl+L

Go to line number.

Ctrl+I

Indent the highlighted text.

Ctrl+Q Goto last modified editor position

Ctrl+K

Go to next occurrence of the selected text

Ctrl+Shift+K

Go to previous occurrence of the selected text

Ctrl+F6

Navigate between open Editors (or, files in an editor)

Ctrl+F7

Navigate between open Views

Ctrl+F8

Navigate between open Perspectives

Ctrl+Shift+P Navigating to Matching braces

F12

Jump to the open Editor

Ctrl+Shift+W

List all files open in an editor

Alt+left arrow

Back (last editing position)

Alt+right arrow

Forward (next editing position)


Coding Assistants

Ctrl+Space

Brings up coding/context assistant.
Make required selection and press enter or, double click.
After selection, Javadoc will appear in hover Help.

Ctrl+Shift+M

Add import

Ctrl+Shift+O

Organize Imports

Ctrl+B

Executes an incremental build of a project in the navigation view

Ctrl+E

Goes to the next error.

Alt+Shift+M Extract Method
Alt+Shift+R Rename method/variable
Ctrl+Shift+F Format Code

Ctrl+Shift+E

Delete till end-of-line



Search Shortcuts

F3

Open Declaration of Selected Element

F4 Open hierarchy

Ctrl+F

Find/replace

Ctrl+H

Brings up Java search with the selected item in the search table.

Ctrl+Shift+T
Or
Ctrl+Shift+H

Type Browser:- Search a class/interface by typing it’s name
(wildcards: ‘*’ and ‘?’ can also be used)
“Ctrl+Shift+H” brings up Hierarchical Browser… works much the same as Type Browser!

Ctrl+Shift+G

Search References in workspace

Ctrl+O

Search data-members or methods in the Class (works similar to Ctrl+Shift+T ,i.e, type search… but the scope is only the current Class file open in the editor)

Ctrl+Shift+U

Search occurrences (of selected methodName or dataMember) within the same Class file.


New features in Workbench
1.

Users can now customize the key bindings (Key short-cuts) using preferences.
Windows-> Preferences->Workbench-> Keys

2.
Editor now keeps the Navigation history. So if you open a second editor you can use Navigate ->Back option to go back. One can also use key shortcut Alt + Left arrow.
3. Text editor has improved to provide line numbers , current line highlighting , print margins etc.
4. There is a new Ant view (Window > Show View > Ant) that makes it easier to run Ant buildfiles.
5. There is a new Ant editor that makes it easier to edit Ant buildfiles. The Ant editor provides content assist, syntax highlighting, an outline, and error reporting
   
   

 



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