QL for Eclipse help


Welcome to the help for QL for Eclipse! For an overview of the latest updates in version 1.22, see What's new in this version.

Use the links below, the search box at the top of the page, the contents list or the index page, to find help on using QL for Eclipse.


QL for Eclipse is a plugin that allows you to write and run QL queries locally in your IDE. These topics explain how to run custom queries on project snapshots using the QL for Eclipse plugin.

LGTM for Eclipse is a separate plugin for downloading alerts from LGTM, so that you can fix them easily in your IDE. For more information about this plugin, see IDE integration for LGTM.

Suggested topics

Here is a selection of help topics you may find useful:

More documentation

For more information about the QL language, writing queries, and other ways to run queries, see Learning QL.

Contact Semmle

For questions about QL for Eclipse, you can contact Semmle in the following ways:

  • If you are using the free version of QL for Eclipse downloaded from LGTM.com, get in touch using the LGTM forum.
  • If you are using the Enterprise version, get in touch using the support email address.

For comments or questions about Semmle documentation, email documentation@semmle.com.