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To learn more about how to apply Eclipse4GL settings, please refer to the User Guide.


To display the Eclipse4GL preferences dialog

  • in Eclipse select Window > Preferences
  • select Eclipse4GL

 

 

Warning
titleEclipse 3.6.2 Helios

Known Issue: In Eclipse 3.6.2 Helios, after installing the plug-in, the color picker buttons all display black by default. Clicking the buttons, selecting a custom color and confirming the selection fixes the issue. We will fix this problem in one
of the upcoming releases.

1. General Settings

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ContentConversion
ContentConversion
1.1 Content assistant keyword conversion

Content assistant keyword conversion allows you to convert keywords to lower and upper case respectively while working on your code.

  1. Select to lower case if you prefer lower case keywords
    1. This will also display keywords and template proposals in the content proposal list in lower case
  2. Click Apply, then click OK.

or

  1. Select to UPPER CASE if you prefer upper case keywords
    1. This will also display keywords and template proposals in the content proposal list in UPPER CASE
  2. Click Apply, then click OK.

1.2 Tab size: This preference option lets you set a default tab value to indent lines

  • when pressing the tab key
  • to apply code formatting to template snippets

The tab unit is based on a character width, and you can change it on the fly by pressing Apply.


1.3

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PrefsSyntaxHighlighting
PrefsSyntaxHighlighting
Syntax highlighting

These options allow you set custom colors for syntax highlighting.

 

Warning
titleApplying syntax highlighting

Known Issue: To apply changes you have to close and relaunch the Eclipse IDE.