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Bug 155422 - copy and paste of java code does not include import statements
Summary: copy and paste of java code does not include import statements
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Actions/Menu/Toolbar (show other bugs)
Version: 6.x
Hardware: Macintosh All
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: Miloslav Metelka
Keywords: PLAN
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-12-13 23:06 UTC by olhemann
Modified: 2011-08-23 14:00 UTC (History)
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Description olhemann 2008-12-13 23:06:24 UTC
When you cut/copy some code from a file and paste it into another, it would be VERY nice if the import statements were
also included.
Comment 1 Petr Dvorak 2008-12-14 15:36:55 UTC
This issue is not really a defect, as copy/paste actions aren't supposed to do anything like this, it is more an
enhancement. I think the priority is very low though. You can simply invoke "Fix Imports" action by pressing
Ctrl+Shift+I, which will add new imports and remove unused imports...
Comment 2 Jan Lahoda 2011-08-22 20:34:03 UTC
I tried to implement this for Java in changeset:
Comment 3 Quality Engineering 2011-08-23 14:00:59 UTC
Integrated into 'main-golden'
User: Jan Lahoda <>
Log: #155422: transferring types through copy&paste.