PhpStorm 8.0.2 Web Help

Hippie Completion. Expanding Words

This helpful feature analyses your text in the visible scope and suggests to complete a word with a keyword, class name, method or variable. So doing, the prototype is highlighted in the source code.

To expand a string at caret to an existing word

  1. Type the initial string.
  2. Press Alt+Slash. The editor shows the first suggested value.
  3. Press Enter to accept the suggested word, or continue pressing Alt+Slash until the desired word is found.

Example:

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Last modified: 10 December 2014