IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.0 Web Help

Disabling and Enabling Inspections

If you think that some inspections report about the problems that you are note interested in, you can disable such inspections. Note that when you disable an inspection, it is disabled in the current inspection profile; in all other profiles, it remains enabled.

There are several ways to disable/enable inspections:

To disable or enable an inspection

  1. In the inspection settings, select the desired profile. The inspections associated with the profile are displayed in the tree view.
  2. Find the desired inspection, by expanding the grouping nodes or using the search field.
  3. Use the check box next to the inspection to disable or enable it.
  4. Apply the changes and close the dialog box.

To disable an inspection for highlighted issue in the editor

  1. Set the caret at a highlighted issue.
  2. Click the bulb icon or press Alt+Enter to reveal the inspection alert and suggestion list.
  3. Select the inspection to be disabled, then click right arrow button or just press the right arrow key.
  4. On the submenu, click Disable <inspection name> .

To disable inspections from the inspection results report

  1. In the Inspection tool window, right-click the inspection you want to disable.
  2. On the context menu, choose Disable inspection.
  3. Press the filter button commonfilter.png to hide the disabled inspection alerts.

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Last modified: 4 December 2014
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