PyCharm 2017.1 Help

Navigating with Breadcrumbs

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Overview

In the Python, HTML and XML contexts, you can navigate through the source code using breadcrumbs that are displayed above the main editor window. The breadcrumbs show the elements of a Python, XML or HTML file opened in the active editor tab:

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To have breadcrumbs shown, you have to enable them.

Enabling breadcrumbs

To have breadcrumbs displayed

  1. Open the PyCharm Settings/Preferences dialog.
  2. Under the Editor node, click General | Appearance.
  3. In the Appearance page, select the Show breadcrumbs check box.

Navigating between a breadcrumb and the source code

To navigate with breadcrumbs

  • Click the breadcrumb with the relevant tag. The cursor jumps to the corresponding element in the source code.

See Also

Last modified: 25 March 2017