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to prevent specific portions of java code from being formatted, go to "window > preferences > java > code style > formatter". click the "edit..." button, go to the "off/on tags" tab and enable the tags. afterwards, you can simply embed those tags in java code to disable the formatting in-between them. if you don't change the default tags, something like this will do :

); // will not be touched by the formatter
but this will be

iirc, this option only exists since eclipse 3.6.

as for css code, if you have installed eclipse wtp, go to "window > preferences > web > css files > editor" and you will find some basic formatting options there.


you cannot configure the formatting at class level, but you can configure at the project level. to do the configuration follow this path in eclipse

window->preferences-> java -> code style -> formatter

now select the configure project specific settings and do your changes.

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