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Eclipse SDK 4.7.0 (32-bit)

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What's new in this version:

NEW FEATURES IN THE PLATFORM AND EQUINOX:
EDITORS:
- An easily-extensible Generic Text Editor added
- Generic editor can now read patch and diff files
- Images are opened in the Eclipse IDE
- Editor selection dialog: Use for all
- Show Annotation renamed to Show Revision Information
- Configure left and right sides in Compare editors
- Ctrl+E command improvements
- Content Assist for Feature Name in Model Editor
- Model Editor improvements

DEBUG:
- "Launch Group" launch configuration type
- "Terminate and Relaunch" from Run menu, context menu and tool bar
- Breakpoints view: Sort By > Creation Time
- Breakpoints in Overview Ruler

VIEWS, DIALOGS AND TOOLBAR:
- Improved string matching in Quick Access
- Wildcards in Quick Access
- Quick Access search text in Help
- Filter previous choices in Quick Access
- Command icons shown in Quick Access
- Show/hide Status Bar
- GTK tree collapse/expand key bindings
- Simplified filters dialog for Problems, Bookmarks, and Tasks views
- Copy Details submenu for Problems and Tasks views
- Filter dialog for Problems, Bookmarks, and Tasks views easier to reach
- "Copy Build Id Information" in About dialog
- 'Filters and Customization...' in Project Explorer
- "Recently used filters" feature in Project Explorer
- "Other Projects" working set in Project Explorer
- Perspective descriptions in Open Perspective dialog
- Maximize and Minimize via Window > Appearance menu
- 'Switch Workspace' and 'Restart' menu items
- Improved exit and restart dialogs
- Installation Details menu entry removed
- DnD source image for List widget (GTK only)

PREFERENCES:
- Window title configuration
- Option to copy your preferences during workspace switch
- Option to disable Problems view decoration on startup
- "Always run in background" enabled by default

THEMES AND STYLING:
- New default styling for form-based user interfaces
- Support for extending existing CSS preference nodes
- Default styling for table and tree headers
- Colors in interactive popups
- Fixed Progress view colors for the dark theme
- Improved default styling for the toolbar
- Reduced TabItems padding under GTK+
- Reduced window margins
- GTK theme system property
- More high resolution images
- GENERAL UPDATES:
- Eclipse as Apple disk image
- Ant 1.10.1
- Java 9 previews

NEW FEATURES FOR JAVA DEVELOPERS:
JAVA EDITOR:
- Open Implementation of selected Type
- Automatically insert Braces at correct position
- Escape text when pasting into a string literal
- Quick Fix to move type annotations
- Defaults for annotation type elements in Javadoc
- Set colors for Javadoc

JAVA VIEWS AND DIALOGS:
- Skip button in Organize Imports dialog
- Hide inherited members from java.lang.Object
- Hide deprecated fields and methods
- Group by Project in Search view
- Type name with extension in New Java Type creation wizards
- HiDPI JDT icons

JAVA COMPILER:
- New Java index
- Pass compiler options to annotation processors
- Warnings for unlikely argument types

JAVA FORMATTER:
- New way to count comment width

DEBUG:
- Method result after step operations
- Triggers for breakpoints
- Conditional watchpoint
- Toggle Tracepoint
- Show Logical Structure enabled by default
- Remote Java Application "Socket Listen" type supports multiple incoming connections
- New option to disable Hot Code Replace

JUNIT:
- Show JUnit failure trace in Console view

NEW APIs IN THE PLATFORM AND EQUINOX:
PLATFORM CHANGES:
- Extension points added for Generic Text Editor
- An extension point to associate existing editors and content-types
- CompositeImageDescriptor HiDPI-ready
- Update in API for decorating images
- New API for controlling build order
- Asynchronous content-assistant
- Stable sorting in viewers based on ViewerComparator
- Reduced performance impact of very frequent progress reporting from background jobs
- Application model allows toolbar definitions for parts and perspectives
- Separation of DI extension annotations and supplier
- @Service annotation available in DI extensions
- Dependency injection for Eclipse 3.x views available
- Declarative services implementation replaceable
- Imperative Expressions
- Screenshot from JUnit
- Debugging test timeouts

EQUINOX CHANGES:
- New Declarative Services Implementation supporting OSGi R6
- Several plug-ins define Provided Capabilities metadata
- Non-modal Install dialog
- Progress reporting in the installation dialog
- Tracing honors -consoleLog
- Source-incompatible change in org.eclipse.equinox.common requires Java 8 BREE for some dependant plug-ins

SWT CHANGES:
- SWT requires 1.8 Java runtime
- Lambda as SelectionListener
- Lambda as KeyListener
- New API Image#getImageData(int zoom)
- New APIs for Table header colors
- New APIs for Tree header colors
- Table and Tree header styling via CSS
- Apply GTK+ CSS at runtime
- Tweak the GTK+ theme
- Button widget background and foreground color can be styled on Windows
- SWT spies separated from Tools plug-in
- Image#getImageDataAtCurrentZoom() and Image#getBoundsInPixels() are deprecated
- AccessibleTableListener#getCaption(..) deprecated
- AccessibleTableListener#getSummary(..) deprecated
- Composite#changed(Control[]) deprecated

NEW FEATURES FOR PLUG-IN DEVELOPERS:
DIALOGS, EDITORS AND VIEWS:
- New Layout Spy Tool
- Support for Nested categories
- Manage versions for included features
- Option added for workspace plug-ins overriding target plug-ins
- 'Show In Console' added to context menu of Error Log view
- Reload Target Editor
- Target definition files can be edited with the Generic Editor
- p2.inf files open in Properties Editor
- Search finds plug-in references in features
- Quick Fix to add bundle or package adds import statement
- Validate launch configuration activated by default
- 'Restore to defaults' buttons added to Tracing tab

OSGI DECLARATIVE SERVICES:
- Support for Declarative Services Annotations v1.3

WIZARDS:
- Plug-in project template added for Generic Text Editor
- More descriptive plug-in template names
- Plug-in selection filter in Feature project wizard
- Filter in plug-in and feature export wizards

API TOOLS:
- Change in Execution Environment creates a version problem
- Default method addition reported as a breaking change
- Field addition to Class reported as a breaking change
- Option for field addition to an annotation
- Types marked with @noimplement and @noextend processed by API leak analysis
- Quick Fix to configure problem severity
- Reorganized Version Management preferences tab


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