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In the editor within Eclipse, I have several files open. I can move from one file to another by clicking the tabs at the top. Each tab displays the name of a file, and if I click that tab the file opens in the editor.

But there is only enough space for a few tabs. Any additional files that I have open can be accessed using a chevron menu that looks like this: >>

Is there any way to configure Eclipse such that it shows all my open files in tabs without resorting to the chevron menu?

Can I configure Eclipse to show me two rows of tabs rather than one?
 
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Pressing CTRL-F6 will jump between open files, if you hold the control key and hit F6 a couple of times the list of open files will be displayed and you can use the up-down arrows to move between them and enter to select.
 
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Thanks. That's handy, but I still wish Eclipse could show me two rows of tabs rather than one. I was surprised that I couldn't just increase the size of the tab area by pulling it with my mouse pointer.
 
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You're right, we use Eclipse across two monitors at work so it would be nice to be able to dedicate some real estate to the document tabs.
 
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I don't think that's possible in the current version(s).

But try ctrl-e ...
 
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Originally posted by Ilja Preuss:
I don't think that's possible in the current version(s).

But try ctrl-e ...


Cool. I see it in Eclipse 3.1. Do you know when it was introduced?

ctrl - F6 works too, but ctrl-e seems easier to use with a tooltip right by the tab bar.
 
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No, sorry, don't remember when it was introduced. Feels like it always has been there, but then I'm a quite early adopter (I almost always use the latest milestone builds).
 
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