|Re: Embarrassingly basic Eclipse-on-Mac q [message #644965 is a reply to message #644942]
||Wed, 15 December 2010 01:36
Originally posted by: chenrich.monmouth.com|
In article <email@example.com>,
"Paul E. Keyser" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've been trying to switch over to a MacBook pro, and wanted to get
> Eclipse running there. Downloaded
> "eclipse-jee-helios-SR1-macosx-cocoa-x86.tar.gz" and expanded it,
> started the Eclipse app.
> So, where are all the context menus?
> (A) I need to buy one of those external mice that has a
> right-mouse-button, since Eclipse, unlike every other Mac app, depends
> on having context-menus accessed through the right-mouse-button: is that
> what I need to do?
> (B) There is some trick that everyone except me knows (so it does not
> appear in googling or any FAQ or in Eclipse help) that is how Eclipse
> does all context menus in Mac: if so, what is it?
The general name for the signal you want to give is apparently
"secondary click." There are several ways to do this with a trackpad:
1. "Control-click" (hold down the "control" button and click.
2. Use the "Trackpad" preference pane (available through System
Preferences) to choose one of several ways: a two-finger click, or a
click in one corner of the trackpad.
Christopher J. Henrich
"A bad analogy is like a leaky screwdriver." -- Boon
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