Eclipse 3.4 - Even more efficient use of auto complete

The auto complete feature in Eclipse is a real time saver. Not many people know that the feature can be used event more efficiently. I've worked with Eclipse every day the last couple of years and i didn't know about this until a few days ago when i "discovered" it by accident.

A single capital letter matches itself and then everything until the next word. Actually it's more similar to [a-z0-9]* than "everything". In other words, you can search for, or auto complete, entire words with just one character.

For example the string "RR" matches the classes:

The feature can also be used with the shortcuts:
  • ctrl+shift+r - Open Resource
  • ctrl+shift+t - Open Type


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