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Editor of PDT plugin jumbles the code and doesn't take responses in. I tried many things but didn't help at all. I was wondering what you guys are using to develop PHP applications for I am new to PHP. And I am a Java Programmer so I am more experience with Eclipse that is why I need to fix this issue.Below are few things I tried out

  1. Reinstall PDT Plugin
  2. Checked if Java editor works (it works perfectly)

I am out of solutions now and only think that I can think of is that Eclipse version is giving me trouble. I am using

Version: Indigo Release

Build id: 20110615-0604

OS : Ubuntu 11.04

PDT Version : PHP Development Tools (PDT) All-In-One SDK 3.0.0.v20110516-1100-77

I am going to include few screenshots too. The screenshots were taken when I clicked in different places of the screen. And sometimes what I type is not displaying at all. Another thing I want to mention is that I also have Aptana plugin installed and the PHP is not working properly in it too. So PDT plugin might not necessarily be the cause for it. Will removing Aptana for PHP help me? Clicking around Code jumbles up Stuff disappears

I have asked this question on StackOver Flow at here I hope you don't mind the cross posting...

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You already asked this on SO stackoverflow.com/questions/6887556/… Is it necessarily to duplicate? –  Achu Jul 31 '11 at 7:12
    
sorry... I thought this might even be a problem with Ubuntu version .... –  Chan Jul 31 '11 at 7:14
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read also meta.askubuntu.com/q/1480 on cross-posting –  Takkat Jul 31 '11 at 7:17
    
Thanks for that.... I'll like the SO question here too. –  Chan Jul 31 '11 at 7:19
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I'm using Eclipse Indigo and have no problem writing PHP code using the PDT plugin. It might be the Java version you're using. I'm using OpenJDK 64-bit 1.6.0_22.

When programming PHP, you could take a look at netbeans. It supports features like refactoring in PHP (Eclipse PDT doesn't).

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I used to work with Netbeans for Java I'll take a look at it... for PHP –  Chan Jul 31 '11 at 7:16
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