IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.0 Web Help

Basic Editing

Function Shortcut Use this shortcut to...
Enter Enter Depending on the context:
  • In a lookup list: select an item.
  • In the editor: enter a new line and set the caret at its beginning.
Tab Tab In the editor:
  • With selection: indent selected lines.
  • Without selection: insert a tab symbol (or corresponding number of space characters).
In a lookup list:
  • No code after the caret: select an item.
  • Some code after the caret: select an item and substitute the code after the caret with it.
Delete Delete Depending on the context:
  • In the editor: delete selected symbol/block.
  • In a usage view: exclude a selected item.
  • In other views: remove selected items.
Backspace Backspace Delete a character to the left of the caret.
Undo Ctrl+Z Undo last operation.
Redo Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo last undone operation.
Cut Ctrl+X Cut a current line or a selected code block to the Clipboard.
Copy Ctrl+C Copy a current line or a selected code block to the Clipboard.
Paste Ctrl+V Paste from the Clipboard to the caret location.
Paste from History Ctrl+Shift+V Paste selected entry from the Clipboard to the caret location.
Up Up Move the caret one line up.
Up with Selection Shift+Up Move the caret one line up selecting the text.
Down Down Move the caret one line down.
Down with Selection Shift+Down Move the caret one line down selecting the text.
Left Left Move the caret one character to the left.
Left with Selection Shift+Left Move the caret one character to the left selecting the text.
Right Right Move the caret one character to the right.
Right with Selection Shift+Right Move the caret one character to the right selecting the text.
Go to Page Bottom Ctrl+Page Down Move the caret down to the page bottom.
Go to Page Bottom with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Page Down Move the caret down to the page bottom, selecting the text.
Go to Page Top Ctrl+Page Up Move the caret up to the page top.
Go to Page Top with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Page Up Move the caret up to the page bottom, selecting the text.
Page Down Page Down Move the caret one page down.
Page Down with Selection Shift+Page Down Move the caret one page down, selecting the text.
Page Up Page Up Move the caret one page up.
Page Up with Selection Shift+Page Up Move the caret one page up, selecting the text.
Scroll Down Ctrl+Down Scroll the text one line down.
Scroll to Center Ctrl+M Scroll a line at caret to the center of the screen.
Scroll Up Ctrl+Up Scroll the text one line up.
Move to Line End End Move the caret to the end of line.
Move to Line End with Selection Shift+End Move the caret to the end of line, selecting the text.
Move to Line Start Home Move the caret to the beginning of line.
Move to Line Start with Selection Shift+Home Move the caret to the beginning of line, selecting the text.
Move to Next Word Ctrl+Right Move the caret to the next word.
Move to Next Word with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Right Move the caret to the next word, selecting it.
Move to Previous Word Ctrl+Left Move the caret to the previous word.
Move to Previous Word with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Left Move the caret to the previous word, selecting it.
Move to Text End Ctrl+End Move the caret to the end of text.
Move to Text End with Selection Ctrl+Shift+End Move the caret to the end of text, selecting it.
Move to Text Start Ctrl+Home Move the caret to the beginning of text.
Move to Text Start with Selection. Ctrl+Shift+Home Move the caret to the beginning of text, selecting it.
Select All Ctrl+A Select the entire text opened in the editor.
Delete Line at Caret Ctrl+Y Delete the line where the caret is currently located.
Delete to Word End Ctrl+Delete Delete the word starting from the current caret location up to the word end.
Delete to Word Start Ctrl+Backspace Delete the word starting from the current caret location up to the word start.
Toggle Insert/Overwrite Insert Toggle insert/overwrite modes.
Duplicate Line or Block Ctrl+D Duplicate selected block or the line at the caret.
Toggle Case Ctrl+Shift+U Toggle case of the selected text block.
Move to Code Block End Ctrl+Close Bracket Move the caret to the current code block end, highlighting the block limits.
Move to Code Block End with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Close Bracket Move the caret to the current code block end, selecting the code beginning from the initial caret location.
Move to Code Block Start Ctrl+Open Bracket Move the caret to the current code block start, highlighting the block limits.
Move to Code Block Start with Selection Ctrl+Shift+Open Bracket Move the caret to the current code block start, selecting the code beginning from the initial caret location.
Start New Line Shift+Enter Start a new line after the current one positioning the caret in accordance with the current indentation level.
Start New Line Before Current One Ctrl+Alt+Enter Start a new line before the current one.
Join Lines Ctrl+Shift+J Concatenate the selected lines into one or concatenate the line where the caret is currently located with the next line.
Split Line Ctrl+Enter Split the selected line at the point where the caret is located, leaving the caret at the end of the first line.
Select Word at Caret Ctrl+W Select successively increasing code blocks starting from the current caret location.
Unselect Word at Caret Ctrl+Shift+W Remove sequentially the selection made by the action.
Indent Selection Tab Move the selected block to the next indentation level.
Unindent Selection Shift+Tab Move the selected block to the previous indentation level.
Auto-Indent Lines Ctrl+Alt+I Indent the current line or selected block according to the Code Style settings.

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Last modified: 12 November 2014
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