Eclipse spy and shortcuts

Eclipse Spy: Enables you to get information about what kind of e.g. window you are looking at in eclipse. This is useful if you be your self are developing plug-ins for eclipse. To invoke Eclipse spy:

  • alt + shift + F1

Plugin Spy

An other blog post about Eclipse 3.4 Hidden Treasures can be found at


Eclipse shortcuts: (source)

  • quick outline: ctrl + o
  • open resource: ctrl + shift + r
  • open type (class, interface etc.): ctrl + shift + t
  • go to line: ctrl + l

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