How to import class automatically in Eclipse

In Eclipse, to import a single class, you may clicked on the class and press shortcut key “Ctrl + Space” to prompt all the available classes to import. However, if you copied a Java source code from somewhere and more than 20+ classes are not import, are you going to press “Ctrl + Space” one by one?

In above situation, Eclipse comes with a nice feature called “Organize Imports” to imports all the classes that are used, automatically.

A copied source code without imports.

import class in eclipse automatically

To import above classes automatically, you can select “Source” > “Organize Imports” or press shortcut “Ctrl + Shift + O“. See result :

import class in eclipse automatically

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omar
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omar

This feature it was available in older eclipse versions, but in oxygen 4.7 it is not longer available, i must go to “Source” > “Organize Imports”

Matt
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Matt

Doesn’t work for me. The imports are not added.

John
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John

It worked once but now instead of adding it just re-organzes my imports… any help?

Pali
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Pali

Thanks, it helped!