How to Configure Eclipse keymap in IntelliJ IDE


I have been using Eclipse IDE for almost 8 years now, though I have used various flavours that is build over eclipse like IBM RAD, Netbeans and some PHP IDEs but recently moved to IntelliJ because many say its better for Android App Development. Also, Google released the Official Android Studio ver 1.0 that is based on IntelliJ this year.

The first thing that you will notice is that "Eclipse Keyboard shortcuts: Keymaps do not work on IntelliJ".

The Command + Shift + F, Command + Shift + O and others don't work here!!

It really hard to unlearn these shortcuts then learning those new ones, so I found a solution that lets you use eclipse keymaps with IntelliJ

Steps to Configure Eclipse Keymap

  1. If you are using Mac OS X
  2. Goto Menu: Android Studio -> Preferences

  3. If you are using Windows OS it should be under tools
  4. Under Keymap select Eclipse
    Under Keymap select Eclipse
    • Now Search Keymap
    • You will see a drop down where you can select Eclipse/Eclipse Mac
    • Select Preferences
      Select Preferences
    • Apply changes.

Thats it!! Now try using your good old eclipse keyboard shortcuts on a file, they should work!!

Note: If you come from some other IDE background like Visual Studio, KDE, GNOME, Emacs, Netbeans, JBuilder then you can follow the same steps and select the appropriate keymap or import your own!

Advertisements
Try Out Code2care Dev Tools:

Advertisements



Android Java Linux Microsoft Google Python macOS Notepad++ Microsoft Teams CSS PHP SharePoint Html Linux C Programs Bootstrap jQuery Sublime Android Studio Facebook Eclipse WhatsApp News MySQL Json HowTos JavaScript FTP S3


Advertisements


Code2care is an initiative to publish and share varied knowledge in programming and technical areas gathered during day-to-day learnings and development activities.

Students and Software Developers can leverage this portal to find solutions to their various queries without re-inventing the wheel by referring to our easy to understand posts. Technical posts might include Learnings, Tutorials, Trouble-Shooting steps, Video Tutorials, Code Snippets, How Tos, Blogs, Articles, etc.
🎉 We are celebrating the 10th years of Code2care! Thank you for all your support! We hope we made a difference.
We strong support Gender Equality & Diversity.

We stand in solidarity with Ukraine - Make a donation to UNHCR - https://donate.unhcr.org/in/en-in/ukraine-emergency