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Alt

This section lists and describes the keyboard shortcuts that include the Alt key:

Alt+alphanumeric key

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Alt+C Show Constructors In UML Class diagram, show constructors in the class nodes.
Alt+F Show Fields In UML Class diagram and in the Structure view, show fields.
Alt+I Show Inner Classes In UML Class diagram, show inner classes in the class nodes.
Alt+M Show Methods In UML Class diagram, show methods in the class nodes.
Alt+O Export to Text File Export a tool window's content to a text file.
Alt+Q Context Info Show thecurrent method or class declaration when it is not visible.
Alt+Number Open tool window Open a tool window with the corresponding number.
Alt+Slash Code completion / Expand word Expand string at caret to any word in the visible scope that starts with the same characters.
9.0+ Alt+Back Quote VCS operations Show quick list with the most required version control commands.

Alt+navigation key

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Alt+Delete Safe Delete Delete selected class/method/field checking its usages.
Alt+Enter Show Intention Action Display intention actions (if any) for a code where the caret is currently located.
Alt+Home Activate Navigation Bar Bring focus to the Navigation bar.
Alt+Insert Create new entity Depending on the context:
Alt+Down Navigate to Next Method Navigate to the next method declaration in the active editor tab.
Alt+Left Select Previous Tab Depending on the context:
  • When several tabs are opened in the editor or a view, open the next tab to the left (or the last tab if the current one is the first).
  • In the Differences Viewer for Files invoked from the Update Project Info tab of the Version Control tool window, compare the local copy of the previous file with its update from the server.
Alt+Right Select Next Tab Depending on the context:
  • When several tabs are opened in the editor or a view, open the next tab to the right (or the first tab if the current one is the last).
  • In the Differences Viewer for Files invoked from the Update Project Info tab of the Version Control tool window, compare the local copy of the next file with its update from the server.
Alt+Up Navigate to Previous Method Navigate to the previous method declaration in the active editor tab.

Alt+function (f) key

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Alt+F1 Select Target Move focus from the current file, class, method or reference to a data source table to a view suggested in the Select Target pop-up menu. See Navigating Between IDE Components.
Ctrl+F Incremental Search Initiate text search in the editor.
Alt+F4 Close Close IntelliJ IDEA window.
Alt+F7 Find Usages Initiate search for usages.
Alt+F8 Evaluate Expression Debugger: Evaluate an arbitrary expression.
Alt+F9 Run to Cursor Debugger: Run to the line where the caret is located.

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Last modified: 4 December 2014
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