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Fixing slow code assist for Android in Eclipse Helios – update

The issue with JavaDoc causing code asssist freezes is indeed a problem in Eclipse Helios (not in Android JavaDoc files).

This is fixed for 3.7:


There is a back-port of this fix for Eclipse 3.6 SR1, discussed here:


Applying the fix is easy, you just replace org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.6.1.v_A68_R36x.jar inside your Eclipse plugins folder with the file provided in the above message.

Here is a direct link:


I submitted a request for this fix to be released with 3.6 SR2 , coming at the end of February. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

Update: fix is scheduled for Eclipse Helios SR2, coming February 25.

See here for more details

Categories: android, tools
  1. You are a hero
    February 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm

    Seriously, you are. I was pulling my hair out because of code assist messing me up.

  1. February 16, 2011 at 2:40 pm

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