Generating a Config File for the Formatter Application
Generating a config file for the formatter application involves modifying the code formatter settings
for a Java project and copying org.eclipse.jdt.core.prefs out of the .settings directory for that project.
Select a Java project, open the pop-up menu and choose Properties.
Select the Java Code Style > Formatter page and check Enable project specific settings.
Select or edit a profile as explained above.
Click OK when you are done.
Use either a file manager or the command line to copy
to a new location.
If the files you want to format are using 1.5 constructs, you must add the following lines inside the preference file you just created: