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
Comparing resources