The Overview Eclipse Plugin shows the overview of the current text editor in the Overview view. Here is a screenshot:
Please note that the tooltip shows the line under the cursor with a » . If the mouse is clicked the tracked editor will scroll to that line.
Install it from this update site:
Now available on Eclipse Marketplace.
You may have to reset the perspective first time after installation to get the Overview view in the right position i.e.to the right of Editors area.
Use Overview view to scroll the editor whose overview is being shown. Track the changes to the tracked editor.Well, sort of. When the editor contents are modified the Overview stops updating. It resumes if the modifications are saved or the focus is lost to other editor and then regained. Show tooltip with context showing line under caret.
- Track changes to text as the user is typing.
Tested with Eclipse 3.5+ and 4.1+.