ECB offers basic ECB-windows for browsing directory-structures, files of a directory and contents of source-files (e.g. methods and variables). These basic ECB-windows are build from a special class of ECB-windows, called tree-buffer. See Tree-buffer basics for more details about the functionality of tree-buffers. See Tree-buffer styles to get an impression about the look&feel of these tree-buffers.
In the following subsections these basic ECB-windows of ECB will be explained in detail.