Resource bundle is a set of properties files that have same base name with
different language-specific suffixes.
A resource bundle contains at least two properties files with similar base name, for example
IntelliJ IDEA recognizes properties files, and if two or more properties files with the names that differ only in suffix, are encountered, joins them into a resource bundle. The new node Resource Bundle '(base name)' appears in the Project Tool Window:
IntelliJ IDEA supports the following features for the resource bundles:
- Dedicated Resource Bundle Editor
- Error highlighting for the missing properties or values.
- Refactoring for resource bundles includes Rename, Move, Copy and Safe Delete.