To open m2eclipse preferences, navigate to Window | Preferences. In the Preferences window and search for
maven in the filter textbox as follows:
Click on Maven as shown in the screenshot that follows later; it allows us to set the following options for Maven:
- Offline: This option will not check the central repository for updates
- Debug Output: This option sets Maven in the debug mode
- Download Artifact Sources: This option downloads sources to local repositories such as JAR
- Download Artifact Javadoc: This option downloads the javadoc to the local repository
- Update Maven projects on startup: This option updates the dependencies ...