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Adobe ColdFusion 8 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Using Perspectives

As already noted, Eclipse can be used for many types of languages and development, and each language has different editor needs. To address all of the different requirements of different languages, Eclipse supports a feature called perspectives.

A perspective is a simple a group of configuration settings that you can activate as needed. As a rule, when writing ColdFusion code, you’ll want to use the CFEclipse perspective. The exception to this rule is when you are debugging ColdFusion code, in which case you’ll want to use the Debug perspective.

You can change the current perspective by using the Window > Open Perspective menu option. In addition, recently used perspectives are usually displayed at the top right of the screen ...

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