Eclipse Shortcut Key

 Manage Files and Projects

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl + N

Create [n]ew project using the Wizard

02

Ctrl + Alt + N

Create [n]ew project, file, class, etc.

03

Alt + F, then .

Open project, file, etc.

04

Ctrl + Shift + R

Open [R]esource (file, folder or project)

05

Alt + Enter

Show and access file properties

06

Ctrl + S

[S]ave current file

07

Ctrl + Shift + S

[S]ave all files

08

Ctrl + W

Close current file

09

Ctrl + Shift + W

Close all files

10

F5

Refresh content of selected element with local file system

 Editor Window

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

F12

Jump to Editor Window

02

Ctrl + Page Down / Ctrl + Page Up

Switch to next editor / switch to previous editor

03

Ctrl + M

[M]aximize or un-maximize current Editor Window (also works for other Windows)

04

Ctrl + E

Show list of open Editors. Use [arrow keys] and [enter] to switch

05

Ctrl+F6/Ctrl+Shift+F6

Show list of open Editors. Similar to [ctrl]+[e] but switches immediately upon release of [ctrl]

06

Alt+Arrow Left/Alt+Arrow Right

Go to previous / go to next Editor Window

07

Alt+[-]

Open Editor Window Option menu

08

Ctrl+F10

Show view menu (features available on left vertical bar: breakpoints, bookmarks, line numbers, ?)

09

Ctrl+F10, then [n]

Show or hide line [n]umbers

10

Ctrl+Shift+Q

Show or hide the diff column on the left (indicates changes since last save)

 Navigate in Editor

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Home/End

Jump to beginning / jump to end of indention. Press [home] twice to jump o beginning of line

02

Ctrl+Home/End

Jump to beginning / jump to end of source

03

Ctrl+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Jump one word to the left / one word to the right

04

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down/ArrowUp

Jump to previous / jump to next method

05

Ctrl+L

Jump to [L]ine Number. To hide/show line numbers, press [ctrl]+[F10] and select 'Show Line Numbers'

06

Ctrl+Q

Jump to last location edited

07

Ctrl+[.]/Ctrl+[,]

Jump to next / jump to previous compiler syntax warning or error

08

Ctrl+Shift+P

With a bracket selected: jump to the matching closing or opening bracket

09

Ctrl+[[]+[]]/Ctrl+[-]

Collapse / Expand current method or class

10

Ctrl+[[]/[]]/Ctrl+[*]

Collapse / Expand all methods or classes

11

Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up

Scroll Editor without changing cursor position

12

Alt+Page Up/Alt+Page Down

Next Sub-Tab / Previous Sub-Tab

 Editing Source Code

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+Space

Opens Content Assist (e.g. show available methods or field names)

02

Ctrl+1

Open Quick Fix and Quick Assist

03

Ctrl+Shift+Insert

Deactivate or activate Smart Insert Moindention, automatic brackets, etc.)

 Code Information

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+O

Show code [o]utline / structure

02

F2

Open class, method, or variable information (tooltip text)

03

F3

Open Declaration: Jump to Declaration of selected class, method, or parameter

04

F4

Open Type Hierarchy window for selected item

05

Ctrl+T

Show / open Quick [T]ype Hierarchy for selected item

06

Ctrl+Shift+T

Open Type in Hierarchy

07

Ctrl+Alt+H

Open Call [H]ierarchy

08

Ctrl+Shift+U

Find occ[u]rrences of expression in current file

09

Ctrl+move over method

Open Declaration or Implementation

 Refactoring

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Alt+Shift+R

Rename selected element and all references

02

Alt+hift+V

Move selected element to other class or file (With complete method or class selected)

03

Alt+Shift+C

Change method signature (with method name selected)

04

Alt+Shift+M

Extract selection to method

05

Alt+Shift+L

Extract local variable: Create and assigns a variable from a selected expression

06

Alt+Shift+I

Extract local variable: Create and assigns a variable from a selected expression

 Run and Debug

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+F11

Save and launch application (run)

02

F11

Debug

03

F5

Step Into function

04

F6

Next step (line by line)

05

F7

Step out

06

F8

Skip to next Breakpoint

 The Rest

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+F7/Ctrl+Shift+F7

Switch forward / backward between views (panels).Useful for switching back and forth between Package Explorer and Editor.

02

Ctrl+F8/Ctrl+Shift+F8

Switch forward / backward between perspectives

03

Ctrl+P

Print

04

F1

Open Eclipse Help

05

Shift+F10

Show Context Menu [right click with mouse]

 Select Text

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Expand selection by one character to the left / to the right

02

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Expand selection to next / previous word

03

Shift+Arrow Down/Arrow Up

Expand selection by one line down / one line up

04

Shift+End/Home

Expand selection to end / to beginning of line

05

Ctrl+A

Select all

06

Alt+Shift+Arrow Up

Expand selection to current element (e.g. currentone-line expression or content within brackets)

07

Alt+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right

Expand selection to next / previous element

08

Alt+Shift+Arrow Down

Reduce previously expanded selection by one step

 Edit Text

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+C/Ctrl+X/Ctrl+V

Cut, copy and paste

02

Ctrl+Z

Undo last action

03

Ctrl+Y

Redo last (undone) action

04

Ctrl+D

[D]elete Line

05

Alt+Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Move current line or selection up or down

06

Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down/

Duplicate current line or selection up or down

07

Ctrl+Delete

Delete next word

08

Ctrl+Backspace

Delete previous word

09

Shift+Enter

Enter line below current line

10

Shift+Ctrl+Enter

Enter line above current line

11

Insert

Switch between insert and overwrite mode

12

Shift+Ctrl+Y

Change selection to all lower case

13

Shift+Ctrl+X

Change selection to all upper case

 Search and Replace

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+F

Open [f]ind and replace dialog

02

Ctrl+K/Ctrl+Shift+K

Find previous / find next o(close find window first)

03

Ctrl+H

Search Workspace (Java Search, Task Search, and File Search)

04

Ctrl+J/Ctrl+Shift+J

Incremental search forward / backwards. Type search term after pressing [ctrl]+[j], there is now search window

05

Ctrl+Shift+O

Open a resource search dialog to find any class

 Indentions and Comments

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Tab/Shift+Tab

Increase / decrease indent of selected text

02

Ctrl+I

Correct [i]ndention of selected text or of current line

03

Ctrl+Shift+F

Auto[f]ormat all code in Editor using code formatter

04

Ctrl+[/]

Comment / uncomment line or selection ( adds '//' )

05

Ctrl+Shift+[/]

Add Block Comment around selection ( adds '/... */' )

06

Ctrl+Shift+[\]

Remove Block Comment

07

Alt+Shift+J

Add Element Comment ( adds '/** ... */')

 Team (SVN Subversive)

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+Alt+S

[S]ynchronize with Repository

02

Ctrl+Alt+C

[C]ommit

03

Ctrl+Alt+U

[U]pdate

04

Ctrl+Alt+D

Update to Revision

05

Ctrl+Alt+E

Merge

06

Ctrl+Alt+T

Show Properties

07

Ctrl+Alt+I

Add to svn:[i]gnore

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