Developers work with Eclipse with either a Graphical User interface(GUI) or shortcuts.

This post shows you frequently daily use shortcuts by developers in Eclipse.

Eclipse Shortcuts

The following are general shortcuts that are available in all versions of Eclipse.

NameShortCutWorks onDescription
Create a new project or fileAlt + Shift + NGeneralIt is used to create a new project, It asks for the type of such as Java project, class, or Enum
Close EditorCtrl + WEditorClose the current editor
Close All EditorCtrl + Shift+ WEditorClose the All editor
SaveCtrl + SGeneralSave the current Opened file
Save AllCtrl + Shift+ SGeneralSave All the file changes
RenameF2GeneralRename the selected file
RefreshF5GeneralRefresh and reload the workspace in eclipse
PrintCtrl+PGeneralPrint the opened file
PropertiesAlt+EnterGeneralOpens properties window and displays properties of a selected file or folder
SearchCtrl+HGeneralSearch window opens for file and folder search

How to check available shortcuts in Eclipse

Go to Windows Menu > Preferences > General > Keys

You have a list of keys configured.

It can be native keys or add key binding using different new key bindings.