fixing error highlighting and autocomplete in eclipse remote system explorer

remote system explorer in eclipse is a fine and handy plugin wich allowes you to view/edit server side files providing ssh and much┬ámore,.. also terminal/ssh sessions are possibile within eclipse… the only problem i had was, that when switching to remote system explorer perspective eclipse does not activate error highlighting and autocomplete in php code… with this little fix you can get it working again…..

Step 1:locate a folder named “RemoteSystemTempFiles” within your workspace directory (this folder my be hidden by default,. just configure your operationg system to show hidden files)

Step 2: open the file “.project” which is located under the “RemoteSystemTempFiles” folder.

Step 3: add this two lines to the “natures” like depicted below

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Step 4: save file and restart eclipse -> voila it is working !!

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2 Responses to fixing error highlighting and autocomplete in eclipse remote system explorer

  1. Daniel says:

    THANK YOU!!!

    I googled almost one day to find a fix. Now that I was about to give it up I found your page and it really worked :)

    Thanks for that.

  2. Steve says:

    Same problem. After a drilling down deeper into my Google search results I found your blog entry. Thank you!

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