Quick Bookmarks plugin

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drazde's picture

I'm also a delphi developer, and I would reproduce the same shortcut.

So, I coustomize Navigates to the "Quick Bookmark #2" with "Ctrl+2" but it doesn't work. With another keys it works, only with Ctrl+2 don't


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mmisingnamejo0's picture

I agree with previous comment that about using the two function keys for setting and a single function key for going to bookmark. I can probably manually remap.

I have been using Quickmarks plug-in for a lot of years, but it hasn't worked since Eclipse 4.0. One of the things that I really like about it is that it uses numbers to represent the bookmark instead a single generic icon for every bookmark. When I create a quickmark/bookmark for function key 7, a "7" shows up on the editor.

Thanks for the plug-in, cannot believe Eclipse doesn't have something as basic as this that probably every IDE has. This is one of my most used features.

hapsengewesen's picture

It would be really nice, if Ctrl-N was not limited to the current file. Is there an easy way to goto the next bookmark, regarless which file it is located in? Likewise: is there a an easy way (like Ctrl-P) to goto the previous bookmark, even if it is located in another file?

cdevries's picture

As an ex Delphi developer i realy missed this quick bookmark feture. Did you know that Toad for Oracle also supports this?

I only got one thing that can be improved on:
You cannot use this plugin for XML files.

bbrodski's picture

Very nice plugin. Thank you!

One suggestion: In my opinion, setting bookmark should be Alt+Shift+[digit] and go to bookmark Alt+[digit].
- Go to bookmark is most common operation, setting bookmark isn't. Less buttons, more convenience.
- Setting bookmark is destructive operation (you remove previous bookmark with [digit]). The Alt key used here as a confirmation.
- Checking all bookmarks: Pressing Alt and going through 1-9 can be done with one hand. Pressing Alt+Shift and going through 1-9 can't.