Java Developer Tools

Customizing SimilarCode

SimilarCode view

Show code snippets in the tree option is available in the view menu. It toggles whether matches will be shown this way (option is on):

or this way (option is off):

Link with editor option can be toggled from the view toolbar. When the option is on, an editor is opened when you single-click a match, navigate with your keyboard and navigate using Previous Match / Next Match buttons. When the option if off, an editor is only opened when you double-click a match and when using Previous Match / Next Match buttons.

Compare Editor

The editor allows customization of the colors used for highlighting identical and differing pieces of a match.

Choose Window > Preferences, navigate to General > Appearance > Colors and fonts. SimilarCode settings are under the corresponding category.

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