JavaSpeak - Eclipse Shortcuts


The following are shortcut keyboard-commands necessary to use Eclipse without a mouse.

  1. Navigating to Matching braces:

  2. Navigating to different parts of the code:
    Ctrl+O give you a small accessible window for navigating to different parts of the code.

  3. Finding the syntax errors in a code:
    Ctrl+, and Ctrl+. takes you to the previous/next error. After reaching the error location, F2 will give you more information on the error in a small text area which is also accessible by JAWS.

  4. Switching to different views
    Ctrl+F7 gives you the option in an accessible window to switch to different views

  5. Switching to different Editors:
    Ctrl+F6 give you the option to switch between different editors.

  6. Switch to Different Perspectives:
    Ctrl+F8 will give you the option to move to different perspectives.

  7. Tracing back runtime errors from console:
    Once you are on some error hyperlink, F3 will take you to the corresponding source code.

  8. Jumping from Method to Method:

  9. Reading the error messages on the top of the wizard dialog:

  10. Accessing help context messages:

The JavaSpeak project is part of the CSCAP (Computer Science Curriculum Accessibility Program) at Winona State University and Saint Mary's University, which is funded in part by NSF .

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