Eclipse – Annoying eclipse automatically closing quotes


I've always found the eclipse's automatic close quotes and parenthesis features to be useless. For example hitting on a single " will lead to


I don't need the second quote. It's annoying to remove afterward. How to turn this feature off?

Update: I now kept the setting on. If you type another quote " it will break through.

Best Answer

Try Window -> Preferences -> Java -> Editor -> Typing and uncheck the "Strings" checkbox in the "Automatically close" group.