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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  • Matt

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

  • Pali

    Thanks, it helped!