Java – How to quickly create Javadoc links to elements in Eclipse

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I want to easily create links to classes, methods, fields, etc. from within my Javadocs without having to type out the full expression e.g., {@link AllowAllHostnameVerifier}.

What is the fastest way to do this in Eclipse?

Best Solution

  1. If you don't already have a Javadoc for the element you're documenting, press
    Shift+Alt+J.

  2. Using the AllowAllHostnameVerifier example, from within the Javadoc comment where you'd like the link, use autocomplete: Type AAHV then Ctrl+Space.

  3. Select {@link AllowAllHostnameVerifier} from the list of autocomplete options by pressing then Enter.