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Thread: Fully automatic Content Assis in Eclipse. Is it possible?

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    Question Fully automatic Content Assis in Eclipse. Is it possible?

    Hi all,

    I've found how to make content assist appear automatically when, e.g. I type the name of some class instance. It will show all public methods it contains and so on. But I want it to show up automatically every time it's possible, for example: I write something like this:
    import java.awt.*;
    import javax.swing.*;
    import java.awt.event.*;
     
    public class Test extends JFrame
    {
    	private JTextField tf;
     
    	public Test() 
    	{
    		super("Title of the window");
    		this.setLayout(new FlowLayout());
     
    		tf = new JTextField("TextField Content", 15);
    		tf.setFont(new Font("Serif", Font.PLAIN, 12));
     
    		this.add(tf);
     
     
    	}
    }
    See, I have a tf variable. When I type "add" I want content assist to show the names of all objects I have in my class and that I can add to the screen.
    Or if I start to write the name of the declared variable, I want Eclipse to show the auto completion prompt for it and if I press enter to complete it.
    Right now it all works only if I press CTRL + SPACE.


    p.s. I know it's not very important but I got used to such IDE behavior working in FlashDevelop for a long time and I'd like to have the same in Eclipse
    Last edited by goodguy; December 26th, 2010 at 09:26 AM.


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