IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 Help

Debug Tool Window. Console

This tab is marked with /help/img/idea/2017.1/show-console.png and shows the output and error stream messages.

On this page:

Console Toolbar

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
/help/img/idea/2017.1/arrowUp.png /help/img/idea/2017.1/arrowDown.png Up/down the Stack Trace
Ctrl+Alt+Up Ctrl+Alt+Down
Click this button to navigate up or down in the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_softWrap.png Use Soft WrapsClick this button to toggle the soft wrap mode of the output.
scrollToEnd.png Scroll to the endClick this button to navigate to the bottom of the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/print.png PrintClick this button to send the console text to the default printer.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/clear_all.png Clear AllClick this button to remove all text from the console. This function is also available on the context menu of the console.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/gradle_exec_view_support.pngToggle tasks executions/text modeClick this button to view Gradle task execution in a tree mode.

Context Menu Options

Compare with ClipboardOpens the Clipboard vs Editor dialog box that allows you to view the differences between the selection from the editor and the current clipboard content. This dialog is a regular comparing tool that enables you to copy the line at caret to the clipboard, find text, navigate between differences and manage white spaces.
Fold Lines Like ThisOpens the Console dialog that allows you defining the lines to be folded to hide extraneous information.
Copy URLChoose this command to copy the current URL to the system clipboard. This command only shows on a URL, if it is included in an application's output.
Create GistChoose this command to open the Create Gist dialog box.
Clear AllClears the output window.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Ctrl+D key combination allows you to send EOF (end of file), i.e. to signal that no more data can be read from a data source.

See Also

Last modified: 5 April 2017