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eclipse - Auto-Proposal/suggestion Question

Ben David
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I learned my first bit of Java using netbeans. But I want to learn android, so I am switching to eclipse. (I want to use the 'officially' supported IDE)

Netbeans has a setting “Auto Popup on Typing Any Java Identifier Part”

This makes it so that the suggestion popup will not just come up automatically after typing ”.”—but will come up automatically almost anytime you are typing. This is handy, as you can just start typing variable names, or anything at all really and it automatically pops up.

I know in eclipse I can press ctrl+space at anytime to bring it up, but would like a way to make it mirror that functionality in netbeans.

Anybody know of a way to do this?
Maneesh Godbole
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Eclipse->Preferences->Java->Editor->Content Assist->Auto Activation
You can try toying around with the delay and trigger values


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Ben David
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:Eclipse->Preferences->Java->Editor->Content Assist->Auto Activation
You can try toying around with the delay and trigger values


lol -- I have totally been there in settings a million times looking for a way to enable it. But you got me thinking and I tried putting [a-zA-Z] in the box with the "." and it works great!



 
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