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Eclipse Java Development User Guide
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Code Formatter Preferences

The Opens the Formatter preference page Java > Code Style > Formatter preference page lets you manage your code formatter profiles for the Java code formatter.

Action

Description

Active profile

Selects the profile active for the workspace or current project.

Edit...

Shows a dialog which displays the settings stored in the active profile. Only user-defined profiles can be modified.

Remove

Removes the selected profile. This action is only available on user-defined profiles.

New...

Shows the dialog to create a new profile. The dialog requires you to enter a name for the new profile. Additionally, you may select a built-in or user-defined existing profile to base your new profile on.

Import...

Imports profiles from the file system.

Details

Displays a sample how the active profile formats a Java code snippet

To change your formatter options you can either select one of the built-in profiles or create a new profile. To create a new profile select New.... You can then edit the new profile by selecting Edit....

If your project is shared, e.g. through CVS, and uses a formatter profile which is not managed by yourself (you have not created the profile) then the profile will be marked as Unmanaged Profile. You are not allowed to change such a profile, only the creator (manager) of the profile can change it.

Related reference

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