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2024-03 (4.31), 2023-12 (4.30), 2023-09 (4.29), 2023-06 (4.28)

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Solution Description

Copilot4Eclipse (Copilot for Eclipse) is a free plugin that seamlessly integrates the GitHub Copilot AI developer tools into your Eclipse IDE to create a powerful AI-assisted coding experience.

Features and Benefits

This plugin is developed independently by Genuitec and enables the use of key GitHub Copilot features in the Eclipse IDE:

  • Generate code and text in real-time from natural language instructions 
  • Just-in-time AI code completions as you type within any Eclipse editor
  • Copilot completion text displayed natively inline your editors using ghost-text
  • Simultaneous support for Copilot completions and classic Eclipse code assist
  • Customizable user experience

Support URL:
Please use our forums for a quick turnaround on any issues/feedback on Copilot4Eclipse.

Note: A GitHub Copilot subscription is required to use Copilot4Eclipse. GitHub offers free subscriptions for educational and open-source users as well as a 30-day trial. 

Copilot4Eclipse is compatible with Eclipse 2023-06 (4.28) and more recent versions, as well as Eclipse based products built on these versions. This release is also compatible with MyEclipse 2023.

For more details, please see: Copilot4Eclipse Quick Start and the Changelog .

Additional Details

Eclipse Versions: 2024-03 (4.31), 2023-12 (4.30), 2023-09 (4.29), 2023-06 (4.28)

Platform Support: Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK

Organization Name: Genuitec, LLC

Development Status: Production/Stable

Date Created: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 09:35

License: Commercial - Free

Date Updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 09:35

Submitted by: Brian Fernandes

Date Ranking Installs Clickthroughs
April 2024 13/665 3330 38
March 2024 15/694 4489 56
February 2024 16/687 3545 49
January 2024 18/691 2983 85
December 2023 19/671 2102 44
November 2023 121/686 337 17
October 2023 0/0 0 0
September 2023 0/0 0 0
August 2023 0/0 0 0
July 2023 0/0 0 0
June 2023 0/0 0 0
May 2023 0/0 0 0
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Copilot has started giving me errors and I have uninstalled Copilot4Eclipse, but when I reinstall, it tells me "There are no licenses to review. Either the software does not specify a license, or the license has already been reviewed and approved."
I have a Copilot license, and I use it with VisualCode, but for a few days now, I can no longer use it in Eclipse...

Hello everyone,

is it known if Copilot Chat in plugin will be supported and if so, when will the version with the caht be available? 

Thank you.

In reply to by Andreas öhmann

Hi Andreas,

Please note that CTRL+RIGHT is still available in all Eclipse editors.

Copilot4Eclipse adds additional context to the CTRL+RIGHT keyboard shortcut such that when the cursor is within an inline code suggestion, the keyboard shortcut will incrementally accept the completion text word by word. When outside of an inline completion context, CTRL+RIGHT performs the default Next Word action. We chose to enhance the CTRL+RIGHT keyboard shortcut this way to provide a consistent experience with how Copilot works in IntelliJ and Visual Studio Code.

Please note that all Copilot4Eclipse keyboard shortcuts including CTRL+RIGHT can be customized to your own preference or disabled if you choose. More information is available on the support thread you created here.

If you experience issue or have a concern please contact us directly on our community forum which allows us to provide more detailed and immediate assistance.