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Eclipse Java Development User Guide
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Java Editor Typing Preferences

Option

Description

Default

Automatically close

Select for which characters a closing character should be inserted when typing the opening character.

All on

Automatically insert at correct position

Select which characters should be automatically inserted when they are required.

All off

Tab key adjusts the indentation of the current line

If enabled then the tab key can be used to indent the current line.

On

Adjust indentation

When pasting Java code from the clipboard adjust its indentation to the current indentation level.

On

Update imports

When pasting Java code from the clipboard add the required import statements to the import section.

On

Wrap automatically

If enabled, string literals are wrapped when they exceed the max line length.

On

Escape text when pasting into a string literal

If enabled, special characters in pasted strings are escaped when they are pasted into an existing string literal.

Off

Related reference

Java editor preference page


 
 
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