The Ant editor provides specialized features for editor Ant buildfiles. Associated with the editor is a Ant buildfile specific Outline view which shows the structure of the Ant build file. It is updated as you edit the buildfileThe editor includes the following features:
The most common way to invoke the Ant editor is to open an Ant buildfile from one of the navigation views or Package explorer using pop-up menus or by clicking the file (single or double-click depending on your preference settings).
Running Ant buildfiles
Modifying the Ant classpath
Adding new Ant tasks and types
Using a different version of Ant
Ant editor preferences
External Tools and Ant icons