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MyEclipse. All screenshots are based upon the default
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This tutorial shows the concepts and features of the MyEclipse
Text Editor. The Text Editor is used for editing plain text
files. The Text Editor can also be used to edit configuration
files and programming language source code.
The MyEclipse Text Editor will open by defualt when a text file
is opened in MyEclipse. It can also be opened by right clicking
on a file and going to Open With > Text Editor.
The MyEclipse Text Editor offer a broad and complex range of
functionality. It provides the following basic text editing
Search and replace
Copy, cut and paste
Undo and redo
The MyEclipse Text Editor is shown in the figure below.
Figure 1: MyEclipse Text
The preference page for the Text editor can be easily accessed by
simply right-clicking the editor and selecting
"Preferences" Also, you can find them under
The Text editor preference page is shown below.
Figure 2: Text Editor
Q1: How can the default
encoding of a text file be changed to UTF-8?
Answer: Go to Windows > Preferences > General > Content
Type, select Text in the Content Types panel and for the *.txt
file association change the default encoding to UTF-8.
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