Useful Eclipse Keyboard Shortcuts for Developing Android Apps

Part of the Android Application Development For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You’ll most likely spend most of your Android development career in the Eclipse IDE. The following table shows a few keyboard shortcuts that can help you save a lot of time.

Action Keyboard Shortcut
Create a new file in the current package Alt+Shift+N
Organize the import statements Ctrl+Shift+O
Navigate to the source definition F3
Rename an object Alt+Shift+R
Search through Java files Ctrl+H
Jump to a particular type Ctrl+Shift+T
Find declarations Ctrl+G
Find references to a select object Ctrl+Shift+G
Navigate left Alt+left-pointing arrow
Navigate right Alt+left-pointing arrow
Navigate among the tabs Shift+Page Up or Shift+Page Down
Run your app Ctrl+Shift+F11
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