Quick Switch Editor in Eclipse
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probably i need to add 3rd monitor to my laptop system, or maybe i’m not organized enough. but as a matter of fact: i want to have as many source files as possible open in eclipse. but there is simply not enough screen real estate to show them all:
with that many source files open, i need an effective way to switch between the files.
so far i used ctrl+tab to iterate through the files:
with this i can ‘tab’ through the open source files. but this not efficient for a large list of files.
a better way is to use ctrl+e : this opens a similar pop-up window:
here i can use a filter to find my file i want to switch to:
best of all: i do not need a mouse or any click: i can keep my hands on the keyboard .
in case ctrl+e does not work for your eclipse distribution: the shortcut is configured in the preferences:
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