The Smart Enter completion enables you to create syntactically correct code constructs.
In this section:
- Completing statements
To automatically complete a statement, follow these steps:
- Start typing a statement, and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
The punctuation required in the current context is added and the caret moves to the next editing position.
Completing a method declaration
Start typing a method declaration, and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter after the opening parenthesis:
This will create the entire construct of a method, the caret resting inside the method body:
Completing code constructs
Start typing a code construct:
After pressing Ctrl+Shift+Enter, the construct is completed, and the caret is placed at the next editing position:
IntelliJ IDEA automatically encapsulates a method call, when you directly type a new method call next to it. For example, consider the following code:
Note the caret that rests just before the opening quote. Then type the method call.
println gets the focus in the suggestion list, select it with Ctrl+Shift+Enter.