IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.3 Help

Welcome Screen

IntelliJ IDEA displays the Welcome screen when no project is open. Select one of the quick start options (in the central part of the screen underneath the logo) or choose a task of interest.


Quick start options

The following quick start options are available:


Click Register to activate your license. For more information, see Activating a License for IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate.


The Configure menu provides access to various configuration tasks.


Get Help

The Get Help menu provides access to sources of information about IntelliJ IDEA.

  • Read Help. Open the IntelliJ IDEA Help.
  • Tips of the Day. Show IntelliJ IDEA usage tips.
  • Default Keymap Reference. Show a list of IntelliJ IDEA keyboard shortcuts (a .pdf document).
  • JetBrains TV. Watch IntelliJ IDEA video tutorials and screencasts.
  • Plugin Development. Learn about IntelliJ IDEA plugins and plugin development.

Recent Projects

If appropriate, the left-hand pane shows a list of projects you've been recently working with. Click a project to reopen it.

To find a project of interest, start typing its name.


See Also

Last modified: 3 February 2015
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