Use the toolbar buttons to show or hide the corresponding bean validation categories. All the buttons are toggles that enable or disable displaying a category.
Click this button to show or hide the elements related to bean validation constraints.
Shown in this category are the constraints (constraint annotations) defined in your source code () and also the ones available in the bean validation library that you are using ().
For each of the constraints, the related elements are shown (if any). These may be the corresponding constraint validators or other entities that reference the constraint.
Click this button to show or hide bean validators.
Shown in this category are the validators for which you developed the source code yourself () and also the ones available in the bean validation library that you are using ().
Click this button to show or hide xml constraint mappings.
Shown in this category are the xml files that contain the corresponding mappings. For each of the files, a structured view of mapping definition elements is provided.
Opening elements in the editor
You can open the elements shown in the Bean Validation tool window in the editor. To do that, select the element of interest and press F4F4.
To open the elements which are the "leaves" of the tree (i. e. the ones at the bottom of the hierarchy), you can also use a double click.