In this section:
- Opning a file for editing
- Opening a file which is external to your project
- Opening a directory
- Reopening a recent file
- Opening for editing invisible files in MacOS
- Important note
Do one of the following:
- Double-click the desired file in one of the Tool Windows.
- Select the desired file in one of the Tool Windows and press F4F4F4F4F4F4F4F12 or Ctrl+Shift+EF4Command Down or F4F4F3F4.
- Select the desired file in the one of the Tool Windows and choose Jump to Source on the context menu.
- Use the Navigate command for a Class, File, or Symbol.
- Click the desired directory in the Navigation bar, and select file from the drop-down list:
If the file type is registered, the file opens silently in RubyMine's editor.
If the file type is registered under the category Files opened in associated applications, it will be opened in its associated application, rather than in the RubyMine editor. By default, RubyMine suggests a number of such file types, for example .doc, .chm, or .pdf.
If the file type is unknown, RubyMine suggests you to choose whether you want to register a new file type, or open such file in its associated application. Specify your choice in the Register New File Type Association dialog box:
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You can register the required file types on the File Types page of the Settings dialog box.
To open a recently opened file, choose
on the main menu
or press Ctrl+ECtrl+ECtrl+ECtrl+ECtrl+ECtrl+EShift+F4Ctrl+EShift+Alt+FCommand ECommand ECommand ECommand E.
Then select the desired file from the Recent Files pop-up window, that opens.
To open a recently updated file, on the main menu, choose or
press Ctrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+ECtrl+Shift+EShift+Meta+EShift Command EShift Command EShift Command EShift Command E.
Then select the desired file from the Recently Edited Files pop-up window, that
Use Recent files limit text box in the Editor settings page to define the maximum number of recent files.
Perform this procedure, if you need to edit the invisible files (for example, ~/.profile, ~/.irbrc, ~/.irtrc, ~/.vimrc, ~/.rdboptrc, .htaccess, .htpasswd).
- Launch RubyMine in internal mode:
- Close RubyMine, if it is running.
- Open file /Applications/RubyMine.app/Contents/Info.plist
- In the section Java | VMOptions, append -Didea.is.internal=true.
- Save Info.plist and launch RubyMine.
In internal mode, themenu shows item .
- Open ide.mac.filechooser.showhidden.files. Thus invisible files will appear in the file chooser dialog box. and select the check box
The maximum size of files parsed by RubyMine is controlled by the idea.max.intellisense.filesize setting in idea.properties file, located in the bin directory of RubyMine installation. However, the larger file is, the slower its editor works and higher overall system memory requirements are.