Rather than running all enabled inspections, IntelliJ IDEA makes it possible to exactly specify the desired inspection by its name and run it to inspect the code in the specific scope.
- On the main menu, choose Ctrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+ICtrl+Shift+Alt+IShift Alt Command IShift Alt Command IShift Alt Command I. , or press
In the pop-up frame that opens, start typing the inspection name. As you type, the suggestion
shrinks to show the matching inspection only.
Use CamelHumps to match camel case words and white spaces to match initial letters kof the words.
The Specify Inspection Scope dialog box opens.
area, specify which files should be inspected.
- To have the source code of the entire project inspected, select the Whole Project option.
- If you are using version control integration, you can choose to only inspect uncommitted files.
- To have the source code of currently opened file, or the file(s)/folder(s) selected in the Project view, select the File/Module <name> option.
- To apply inspect code in a specific scope, select the Custom scope option, then choose the desired scope from the drop-down list or click the Browse button and configure a new scope in the Scopes dialog box.
- To have test source files inspected too, select the Include test sources check box.
- To apply inspection only in files matching the specific mask, select the File Masks(s) and specify the file mask. Use comma to separate multiple file masks.
- Click OK to run the inspection.
- Examine results in the Inspection window.