Breadcrumb in eclipse is displayed to the tree of elements displayed in the code editor.

Eclipse does not show breadcrumb by default.

Eclipse Toggle Breadcrumb

There are multiple ways, we can enable and disable Breadcrumb in Eclipse. The first way is to use toolbar toggle breadcrumb icon

  • Open Eclipse IDE
  • Select and open the file that you want to toggle breadcrumb
  • In the toolbar, click the icon that gives tooltip toggle breadcrumb.

Eclipse Toggle breadcrumb

  • Clicking on it, shows breadcrumb on the code editor, if it is disabled
  • It hides breadcrumb if it is enabled.

Second-way using the command palette

  • Use shortcut CTRL + 3 to open command palette
  • It opens commands as described below

Eclipse disable breadcrumb

The third way, using right-click context menu

  • right click on code editor, It opens context menu
  • Select Show in Breadcrumb menu option or
    • use Alt + Shift + B in windows
    • command+ option+ B in MacOS
  • It shows the breadcrumb if it is hidden