Opening files for editing

You can launch an editor for a given file in several ways.

All of the above alternatives open the file in the default editor for that type of file. To open it in a different editor, select Open With from the file's pop-up menu.

Related concepts
External editors

Related tasks
Associating editors with file types
Editing files outside the Workbench
Linking the Project Explorer view to the active editor
Tiling editors
Changing the placement of editor tabs
Comparing resources