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How to add javadoc in jdeveloper

ChristianM0147 Member Posts: 37 Red Ribbon
edited Jul 8, 2021 6:41AM in JDeveloper and ADF

Can somebody please tell me if the JDeveloper installation has javadocs for the standard SE libraries? If not where can i download them?

And how do i add them so i can actually see what for example String.charAt() really does?

My JDeveloper Version is


Best Answer

  • Timo Hahn
    Timo Hahn Senior Principal Consultant Cologne, GermanyMember, Moderator Posts: 39,055 Red Diamond
    Answer ✓

    You can download the jdk doc from

    Put the zip file somewhere local on your machine. Then open JDeveloper and select the menu tools->'manage libraries'. There you select the 'Java SE definition' tab and select the JDK version you are using

    click on the 'Doc Path' and select 'Add Entry' button. In the file dialog that opens, you go to the directory where you put the zip file and open it and select the 'docs/api' folder. Then save everything and restart JDev.

    Then you'll get the javadoc you are missing.