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To stop copy paste from inserting bogus imports

  "Preferences" > "Java" > "Editor" > "Typing" > (Under "When Pasting") 
  uncheck "Update Imports"

To get autocompletion when typing characters other than .

  "Preferences" > "Java" > "Editor" > "Content Assist" > (Under "Auto Activation")   
  paste the following in the textfield for "Auto activation triggers for Java"

  ._abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789

  Use uparrow/downarrow to go through the suggestions
  Use enter/return to accept a suggestion
  Use escape to dismiss the suggestions

To change fonts

  "Preferences" > "General" > "Appearance" > "Colors and Fonts" > "Basic" > "Text Font" > "Edit..."

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