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Are there any hotkeys to make a text bold or italic in TeXlipse plug-in? It is tiresome to type \textbf{} and \textit{} each time I need to emphasize some word. Most of other TeX-editors support standard Ctrl+B" and Ctrl+I, but in TeXlipse it doesn't work.

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Have you tried CTRL+space? – ipavlic Feb 21 '11 at 15:39
That's it, thanks! Can you put it as an answer? So that I accept it, and you'll get reputation. – Degvik Feb 21 '11 at 15:59
Side remark: You should emphasize with \emph{}, which is semantically better and also nests correctly. – Caramdir Feb 21 '11 at 17:07
@Delynx: If you use the @name syntax than the person you are writing to will get notified about your message. – Caramdir Feb 21 '11 at 22:43
@ipavlic: please add your comment as an answer as it seems to solve the problem. – Caramdir Feb 21 '11 at 22:43
up vote 4 down vote accepted

TeXlipse has an auto-complete feature which you can access with ctrl+space.

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