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Shortcuts don't work in Eclipse [message #1778106] Sun, 10 December 2017 13:20 Go to next message
Roger Jenkins is currently offline Roger JenkinsFriend
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Registered: December 2017
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Hi there,

I am trying to use shortcuts in Eclipse but they don't work.
For example, if you press Alt+Down, then the line of code you are on is supposed to move one line down. But it doesn't work. Can someone help me and tell me how I can fix this?

The list of shortcuts can be seen in Eclipse if you select Window --> Preferences --> General --> Keys, but I don't know what I can do here to fix the shortcuts that are not working.

Oddly enough, other shortcuts do seem to work, such as copying (Ctrl+C) or pasting (Ctrl+V).

The Eclipse version I am using is: Oxygen, 1a Release (4.7.1a) and I am using JavaSE-1.7 as an execution environment JRE.

Thank you in advance!
Re: Shortcuts don't work in Eclipse [message #1778122 is a reply to message #1778106] Mon, 11 December 2017 04:10 Go to previous message
Nitin Dahyabhai is currently offline Nitin DahyabhaiFriend
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If some shortcuts work, but others don't, sort the table on the Keys preference page by Binding and check for duplicates. If there aren't duplicates, it could be that your operating system or windowing environment already use them.

Nitin Dahyabhai
Eclipse Web Tools Platform

[Updated on: Mon, 11 December 2017 04:16]

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