IntelliJ IDEA status bar indicates the current IDE state and lets you carry out certain environment maintenance tasks.
|Click to toggle showing or hiding tool window bars. Also double press and hold Alt to show hidden tool window bars. Refer to the procedure description.|
|Shows description of a command, currently selected on the main menu, context menu, or a toolbar.|
|Click this icon to invoke the Background Tasks manager.|
|The first two numbers denote the current caret position in the editor(line and column).
If a selection is made in the editor, IntelliJ IDEA shows the length of the current selection after slash.
|Lock icon indicates the read-only or writable attribute of the current file in the editor. Click the icon to toggle file attribute.
Use alsocommand on the main menu.
||Indicates whether the new characters in the editor overwrite the existing ones. In the Overwrite mode, the form of the cursor changes to a rectangle. Press the InsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertShift BackspaceInsertShift Backspace key to toggle the Insert and Overwrite modes.|
|12.1+||View and change line endings of the current file in the editor.|
|View and change encoding of the current file in the editor.|
Hovering your mouse pointer over the icon shows the current
code inspection profile at the tooltip.
Clicking the Hector icon results in showing a dialog box with the following functions:
|Click this icon to navigate to the pending source control changelists in the Incoming tab of the Changes tool window.|
|Shows the current heap level and memory usage. Visibility of this section in the Status bar is defined by the
Show memory indicator check box in the Appearance page of the Settings
Click the memory indicator to run the garbage collector.
||Shows logged in to or logged out from IntelliJ Configuration Server Server status. Click to show the
IntelliJ Configuration Server Settings dialog box.
This is only available upon installing the IntelliJ Configuration Server plugin.
More icons appear in the Status bar as you download and install plugins.