Eclipse Gems, Tips & Tricks: Highlight Usage and Definition

This article is part of a ‘mini series’ about hidden gems, tips and tricks around Eclipse.
The topic of this one is how to quickly mark  and show where a variable is used and defined in the code.

Highlighted Usages

Highlighted Usages

This feature is very helpful to quickly see where an item is defined or used. Simply double click on the item and it will highlight in in different ways, including setting markers on the side:

Double-Click to Highlight

Double-Click to Highlight

Happy highlighting 🙂

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