General settings for the Workbench. The term Workbench refers to the desktop development
Each Workbench window contains one or more
perspectives. Perspectives contain views and editors and control
what appears in certain menus and tool bars. More than one Workbench
window can exist on the desktop at any given time.
The following preferences can be changed on the
|Always run in background
||Turn this option on to perform long running operations in the background
without blocking you from doing other work.
|Keep next/previous part dialog open
||If this option is turned on then the editor and view cycle dialogs will
remain open when their activation key is let go. Normally the dialog closes
as soon as the key combination is release.
|Show Heap Status
||Turn this option on to display an indicator
showing information about current Java heap usage.
You can select one of the following methods for opening
Here is what the General preferences page looks like:
Workbench Window Layout