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Eclipse C/C++ Developer Guide
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Customizing the C/C++ editor

You can change many of the C/C++ editor preferences.

To customize the C/C++ editor preferences:

  1. Click Window > Preferences.

  2. Expand C/C++, and click C/C++ Editor.

  3. To set general preferences for the editor click the General tab.
    Editor General Preferences Window
  4. On the General Page set your preferences and click Apply. For a description of the General preferences click here.

  5. To customize the color of the text in the editable area of the C/C++ editor, click the Colors tab.
    Editor Color Preferences Window
  6. On the Colors page set your preferences and click Apply. For a description of the Color preferences click here.

  7. To customize Content Assist preferences, click the Content Assist tab. For more information, see Using Content Assist

  8. Click OK.

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