In this example , we illustrate how content assistant allows to get input help in an editor of Eclipse IDE. Content Assist can be invoked by pressing Ctrl+Space .

For example type syso in the editor of a Java source file and then press Ctrl+Space. This will replace syso with System.out.println("").

If you have a reference to an object, for example the object person of the type Person and need to see it's methods, type person. and press Ctrl+Space.

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Figure: Using Content Assist in an Editor