In this article, we will discuss how to open file editor out of all opened files in Eclipse IDE using shortcut keys CTRL + E
Need of CTRL + E (Open Editor):
- Often times, we open number of files like .java, .xml, .jsp, etc. inside Eclipse IDE
- And sometime we want to navigate through already opened files but it is not seen in the front
- Then, to open this file again either we have navigate through project or else do Open Type (CTRL +SHIFT +T) or Open Resource (CTRL +SHIFT +R) depending on the file extension
- To make developer life easy, Eclipse brings easy shortcut keys which helps to browse through all opened files and open it in front editor for working/modifying
Opening Editor in Eclipse IDE:
Step 1: Assume that there are number of files opened already in Eclipse IDE
Step 2: We want to open file named “mvc-rest-dispatcher-servlet.xml”
Press CTRL + E simultaneously
Step 3: use up-arrow and down-arrow keys to select desired file named “mvc-rest-dispatcher-servlet.xml”
Step 4: Desired file is opened in front editor
Here, it is!!
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