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Use this page to create, edit, and remove copyright profiles.

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Profiles toolbar

Item Tooltip and Shortcut Description
add.png InsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertShift BackspaceInsertShift Backspace Click this button to add a new profile at the desired level. You can choose to create an empty profile or a profile based on the current default profile.
delete.png DeleteDeleteDeleteDeleteDelete or Ctrl+DDeleteDeleteDeleteDeleteDelete or BackspaceDeleteDelete or Backspace Click this button to discard the selected profile.
copy.gif Ctrl+DCtrl+DCtrl+DCtrl+DMeta+DCtrl+DCtrl+DCtrl+D, Ctrl+Shift+Down or Ctrl+Shift+UpCtrl+DCommand DCommand DCommand D Click this button to open the Copy Copyright Profile dialog box, where you can create a copy of the selected profile.
icon_importCopyrightProfile.png Import Click this button to import a file that contains the desired copyright notice definition.

Tip

You can perform the same actions using context menus of the profile nodes.

Copyright profile page

Use this page to configure the selected profile: define the copyright notice to be generated and specify the keyword to detect copyright notices in comments.

Item Description
Name Use this text field to view or edit the name of the selected copyright profile.
Copyright notice Use this text area to view or edit the copyright notice to be generated. A copyright profile can contain an explicit plain text of the copyright notice or its definition through a Velocity template.

Currently the following variables are available in the Velocity context:

Name Type Comment
$today DateInfo The current date and time.
$file.fileName String The name of the currently opened file where the notice is to be generated.
$file.pathName String The complete path and name of the currently opened file where the notice is to be generated.
$file.className String The name of the currently opened Java file where the notice is to be generated.
$file.qualifiedClassName String The fully qualified name of the currently opened Java file where the notice is to be generated.
$file.lastModified DataInfo The date and time when the current file was last changed.
$project.name String The name of the current project.
$module.name String The name of the current module.
$username String The name of the current user.
DateInfo has the following properties:
year int The current year.
month int The current month (1-12).
day int The current date of month (1-31).
hour int The current hour (0-11).
hour24 int The current hour (0-23).
minute int The current minute of the hour (0-59).
second int The current second of the minute (0-59).
DateInfo has the following method:
format(String format) String See java.text.SimpleDateFormat format options.
Validate Click this button to check that the Velocity template has been specified correctly.
Keyword to detect copyright in comments Use this text box to type, view, or edit the keyword that will be used to find copyright notices in comments.

Tip

Make sure that this keyword is a part of the above specified copyright notice. Otherwise instead of updating copyright notices, IntelliJ IDEA will insert new ones.

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