Eclipse trick

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I'm writing some quick code samples for my presentation tonight and accidentally discovered a neat trick in Eclipse. I went to add a new folder for try/catch demos. I named the folder, literally, try/catch. I had meant to do trycatch of course. So what did Eclipse do? It nicely made a try folder with a catch folder underneath:

I wasn't expecting that! While on the topic of file navigation and Eclipse, I also didn't know (until a few months ago) that the Del key works in the Navigator as well. It's a quicker way to delete files.

Now if I could only get it to run my Groovy files with one click instead of two...

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