There are several shortcuts with Eclipse that are indispensable.

Command What it does
Command + Shift + F Format the content
**/ + return Creates commenting brackets
(highlight some text first) Command + / toggle comments
main + Ctrl + [spacebar] adds main method
sysout + Ctrl + [spacebar] writes out System.out.li(“”)
right-click > surround with > try-catch block adds try-catch block around content you highlight.
type an object with a dot after it Eclipse shows you all the methods available for that object.
Command + Shift + o Adds the necessary packages to support the classes your’e using.

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