Re: Eclipse: Folding Code Blocks More Specific Than Methods?

Daniel Pitts <>
Thu, 02 May 2013 15:12:42 -0700
On 5/2/13 10:30 AM, Steve wrote:

I'm new to Eclipse.

I haven't found a way to fold blocks of code in Java smaller than a method.

I have a legacy project to maintain with huge and frequent nested
conditionals. Refractoring is not an option at this point.

Perhaps "refactoring" isn't an option, but "clean-as-you-go" should
always be an option. For instance, "introduce method" is invaluable for
nested/confusing conditionals or ugly blocks of code.

Can anyone suggest an alternative?

IntelliJ ;-)
I have nothing against eclipse, other than I haven't really used it. I
have found IntelliJ to be a great and worthwhile IDE, to the point where
I would use it even if it wasn't "standard" or "supported" on the
projects I was working on.

I already have a better IDE, but I want to get used to using Eclipse for
a while because it seems to be an industry standard.

Meh. It's free and better than Visual Studios and xcode combined. That
doesn't mean its a good IDE, it just means its "above average".

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