IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.0 Web Help

Navigating to File Path

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Overview

It may be helpful to open a file in a file manager (for example, in the Windows Explorer, if Windows is your OS). IntelliJ IDEA allows you to easily navigate to any part of a file path, right from the editor.

Navigating to a file path

To navigate to a file path from the editor

  1. Hold Ctrl and click the relevant tab in the editor.
  2. In the drop-down list, select the element you need. For example, if you select com as shown below, the file manager opens for C:\FontChooser\src. with the com directory selected:
    navigateToFilePath

Viewing file path

To just view the path to a file, place the mouse pointer over the tab where the file is opened:

showFilePath.png

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Last modified: 12 November 2014
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