Editing

Editing

Learning resources when writing code in the IDE's editor.

With our IDEs, you can edit your code quickly and efficiently with a range of shortcuts to help you.

See Also

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Grammar Checking with Grazie
Use Grazie to check grammar in regular text.

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Test Regular Expressions in the IDE
WebStorm helps test regular expressions on the fly.

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How to improve code quality in game development with Qodana and Unity
Game development with Qodana and Unity

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Optimize imports
Remove unused imports from your code

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Rename bookmark
Rename an existing bookmark

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CamelCase in code completion
Use CamelCase in code completion

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Postfix Completion
Postfix completion allows you to keep typing forwards, it minimises the amount of time you spend moving the cursor around while you're coding.

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Surround with
Surround your code with common programming constructs

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Creating code
IntelliJ IDEA will help create code for you

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Live Templates
Use Live Templates to auto-complete common code structures for you

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Using regex
Using language injection to work with Regex

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Related problems
Use IntelliJ IDEA's inlay hints to navigate to Related Problems

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Using SQL
Using language injection to work with SQL

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Gutter icons
Information about your code in the gutter icons

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Parameter information
Finding the parameter type

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Problem window
Problems tool window

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Scrollbars
Information about your code in the scrollbars

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Clipboard history
Paste a subset or multiple entries from your recent history

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Extend Selection
Extend and shrink selection

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Go to Next Error
Quickly move to the next (or previous) error or warning in the file.

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Inlay hints
Inlay hints provide additional information about your code

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Context Actions
Use Alt+Enter to show available context actions

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Highlights of GoLand 2023.3
Explore key features and enhancements in GoLand 2023.3.

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Focus on your code
Focus on your code window

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Improve Code Readability and Navigation
Discover how to manage code visibility with code folding in Go

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Create a function in another package
Type a non-existing function name and generate its implementation in a package of your choice

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Empower your `Printf`-like functions with coding assistance
Provide hints and highlights for message formats in custom `Printf`-like functions

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Use collection initializers
Update and initialize items in old collection declarations

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Rename refactoring
Would a variable by any other name read as clearly?

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Extract method refactoring
Split and Organize code into DRY, discrete units.

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Inline method refactoring
Replace usages of a function with its implementation.

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Solution-Wide Analysis
Find and resolve code issues in your projects.

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Exploring Code Analysis Results
Find code quality issues that matter and need your attention.

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What is Solution-Wide Analysis?
An introduction to Solution-Wide Analysis in ReSharper and Rider.

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Fixing Warnings and Errors
Automatically resolve inspections using quick fixes.

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Creating Games With Unreal Editor and JetBrains Rider
JetBrains Rider is the best scripting editor for Unity – let's find out why!

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Creating Games With Unity - Scripting Logic With Rider
JetBrains Rider is the best scripting editor for Unity – let's find out why!

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Editing, code completion, inspections
Let's explore what the coding experience is like!

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Working with Blueprints
Navigate back-and-forth between code an blueprints, find usages, ...

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Debugging Unity games
Suspend execution and inspect variables. Use pausepoints to visually inspect your scene.

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Generate code
Rider helps with boiler-plate code, code completion, and more.

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Inspections and quick-fixes for Unity code
Rider helps you write better code, faster.

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Keyboard shortcuts - Shift+Shift and Alt+Enter
The two keyboard shortcuts that get you places!

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Design and Manage Scenes With RiderFlow
We'll walk you through the best tips for RiderFlow to help speed up your Unity development!

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Adding assets to a scene
The scene view management toolbar can search assets that you can use in your scene.

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Code Editing
Dive deeper into code with the smart editor in Unity!

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Hierarchy, bookmarks and camera presets
Find your way through complex scenes.

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Introducing RiderFlow
What is RiderFlow? And where to find it?

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Replace Assets
Replace assets on your scene. It's like refactoring, but visually!

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Getting Started with Rider for Unity
What is Rider? And how to start using it with Unity?

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New Features in GoLand 2023.1
A selection of useful features from GoLand 2022.3.

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Vulnerability checker
Analyze your codebase and highlight known vulnerabilities in go.mod

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Convert between different types of strings
Convert strings that are surrounded by backticks to double-quoted ones and vice-versa

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Intention action to convert integers to strings
Convert an integer to a string by using the `strconv.Itoa()` call

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Create inspections with regular expressions
Use regular expressions to create your own search and replace inspections

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Implement an interface
Implement unexported interfaces by pressing Ctrl + I

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Rename generic receivers along with a generic struct
Rename generic receivers along with a generic struct

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C# 11 - Required Keyword
Introducing the required keyword for fields and properties.

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Duplicate lines
Duplicate the current line or a selected block

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C# 11 - Raw strings
There is no escape!

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Create New Files and Folders
Use the New popup to add files and folders faster.

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Add New Dependencies
WebStorm can help you add a new dependency.

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Add console.log Faster
Use Postfix Completion to quickly add console.log.

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Using Code Snippets
How to use the built-in code snippets in WebStorm.

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Comment Out Code
Quickly comment/uncomment blocks and lines.

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Convert to async Function
Quickly convert a function that returns a Promise to an async function.

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Create Arrow Functions in One Click
WebStorm can help you add arrow functions to your code.

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Disable ESLint Rules for Current Line
How to temporarily disable an ESLint rule in WebStorm.

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Explore Shortcuts the Easy Way
How to see all WebStorm's shortcuts.

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Check CSS Properties
How to review the related CSS docs in WebStorm.

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Enable Font Ligatures
How to use ligatures in your font in WebStorm.

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Improve Code Readability
How to enable method separators to make it easier to read your code in WebStorm.

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Editing Code with Multiple Cursors
How to use multiple cursors to code faster.

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Optimize Imports
Quickly remove any unused imports and more.

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Open New Projects Quickly
How to use drag and drop to open a new project in WebStorm.

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Remove Tags Faster
How to quickly remove HTML tags in WebStorm.

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Replace with Template String
How to replace a regular string with a template literal in WebStorm.

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Show CSS Color Preview
How to display a CSS color in the background in WebStorm.

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Simplify Boolean Expression
How to simplify a complex boolean expression in WebStorm.

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Quickly Sort Lines
Sort lines of code in your editor alphabetically.

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See VCS Changed Lines In Gutter
Quickly spot which parts of your file have changed since the last commit.

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Generate tests for generic functions
Use a shortcut to generate test files for your generic functions.

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Generate 'go.work' for a project
Generate 'go.work' by using the context menu or a quick-fix with 'replace' directives

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Integrated Go Playground
You can format and share your code, change the Go version, and run your code using the Go playground server.

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Go doc comments in quick documentation
Support for links, lists, and new headings in doc comments.

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Highlighted commands in the terminal
IntelliJ IDEA highlights terminal commands you can run in IntelliJ IDEA

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Expand and Collapse Code
Quickly view specific parts of a class by expanding or collapsing code

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Inspections Widget
The top-right corner of your editor shows you information about the state of your class

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View supertype and subtype hierarchy
You can view supertypes and subtypes in the hierarchy

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Code Completion for the Stream API
IntelliJ IDEA can add the stream() call for us

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Different viewing modes for your code
IntelliJ IDEA has lots of different ways for you to view your code depending on your requirements

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Changing the font size in the editor
Use a keyboard shortcut to change the font size in the editor.

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Convert empty interfaces to `any`
Check and replace empty interfaces that are used as types or type constraints.

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Delete a type parameter with an empty parameter list
Type parameters with empty parameter lists are reported as errors, but you have a quick-fix to put it right.

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Quick Documentation
View documentation for any symbol without interrupting your workflow.

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Navigate to the last edited location
Move around the files you're working on quickly with keyboard shortcuts

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Determining the return type of expression
Type Info is very helpful on a per-expression basis

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Edit a document in IntelliJ IDEA LightEdit Mode
Use IntelliJ IDEA’s text editing features without creating or opening a dedicated project.

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Inject a language
Language injections let you work with pieces of code in other languages embedded in your code.

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Pattern Matching for Switch
Available in preview from Java 17

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HTMX cascading selects
One thing leads to another

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HTMX state management
Maintaining state across requests

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Client-side templating with Mustache and HTMX
Generate HTML on the client, based on JSON

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Typeahead search with HTMX
Live updates based on your search query

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Hello, HTMX!
No series is complete without a "Hello, World" sample

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Introduction
Giving context to HTMX

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Infinite scrolling with HTMX
Streaming infinite content to your users

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Out-of-band swaps with HTMX
Swap and replace any HTML element

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ASP.NET Core Razor TagHelpers for HTMX
Simplify integration of HTMX in ASP.NET Core apps

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Real-world shopping cart and conclusion
See all HTMX techniques come together

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Server-powered modals with HTMX
Create modal dialogs on the server

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Server-sent events for realtime updates
Send messages to clients in realtime

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Server-side validation, client-side feel
Validate models on the server, display results on the client

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Tabs, tabs, and more tabs with HTMX
Asynchronous rendering of tabs on the server

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Shortcut keys for web applications
Add keyboard shortcuts to make your web an app

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What is HTMX?
Understanding the spirit of the HTMX library

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Long-Polling to get recent updates
Retrieve updated information from the server

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Move Line
Start a new line below or above your current line with the correct indentation.

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In editor doc rendering
You can render Javadocs directly in the editor including HTML tags, images and links.

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Resolve Merge Conflicts in VCS
Use VCS options in IntelliJ IDEA to resolve merge conflicts visually in the editor

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Fill Paragraph for Go Comments
Ensure that comments have the width you like.

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Write SQL queries using popular database packages
Work with SQL queries and get completion and other features automatically.

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Declare a targeted Go version in go.mod
The IDE is aware of targeted Go versions

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Improved display of attached projects
Work with multiple projects at once from the same IDE window

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Quick documentation for keys in Dockerfiles and docker-compose.yaml files
Learn about what the keys mean, find out how to use them, or what values they accept

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Go 1.17: Convert slice to array pointer
With Go 1.17, it is possible to covert a slice to an array pointer

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Load go.mod changes manually
Take control of when go.mod files are refreshed

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Create a Scratch file from selection
Create scratches faster and get the contents you want to test pre-populated

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Remove empty scratches automatically
Let the IDE handle the cleanup after testing your ideas

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Run gofmt after the builtin formatter
Ensure that your code is always formatted with gofmt.

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Select the builtin Terminal cursor shape
Make the terminal your own, with the cursor shape you want

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Detect unused dependencies in go.mod files
Cleanup go.mod files and keep them lean

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Live Template for arrow function
Create arrow functions quicker thanks to builtin customizable templates

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Reload browser pages on save
Work on your frontend then switch to the browser to see how it looks like

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Support for TypeScript types in JSDoc
Give the IDE new powers thanks to TypeScript-based types

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Join Lines
Join lines of code together

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Paste a clipboard image file into markdown
You can paste a PNG image from the clipboard directly into a markdown file

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Paste a clipboard image onto the Project Window
If you have an image on your clipboard you can paste it straight into the Project Window

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Smart Completion
Get type aware completion in your code

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Continuous Testing
Run your tests in the background, while you code.

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Preview Source Code
Introduce variables the way you like!

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Quickly Check Symbol Type
Here's how to get information about the type of a symbol.

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Generate Overrides for equals(), hashCode() and toString()
We can generate the code to override the equals and hashCode methods

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Generate constructors and accessor methods
We can quickly generate common code constructs such as Constructors and Get and Set methods

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Add new fields to struct types from JSON
Add new fields in your API objects with a copy-paste

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Add keys to struct field tags
Quickly add JSON, XML, or custom keys to all struct fields

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Change struct tag style
Quickly change from different styles the struct tags

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Create getters and setters for struct fields
Generate the support code to access fields indirectly, via getters and setters

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Create missing struct types with all fields
Prototype your code then worry about creating the types

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Support for go:embed directive
Embed files and folders into your binaries with no external tool

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Convert JSON to Go types via copy-paste
Converting a JSON response to a Go type has never been faster than this

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Quickly handle errors in Go
Handling errors is essential in any application

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Andrey Dyatlov

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Embracing gRPC in .NET
Irina Scurtu

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Evaluate JSON Path expressions
Use IntelliJ IDEA to check if your JSON Path expression are correct.

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Convert from Record
Use quick intentions to convert a record to a class

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Convert class to record
Use inspections to convert classes to Java 16 records

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Code Formatting
Format and reformat code for consistency in your solution.

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Introduction
Introduction to the ReSharper Essentials series.

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Shortcuts, Editing and Code Completion
Let's dive into the most important productivity shortcuts, editing, and code completion.

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Additional Tools
There's more in ReSharper! Architecture diagrams, localization manager, build tools, ...

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Add Remaining Branches in Kotlin
Use quick intentions to generate code automatically

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Add Names to Call Arguments in Kotlin
Use quick intentions to add names to call arguments

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Adjust Code Style
Use quick intentions to adjust your code

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Copy to, or create a Scratch File
Scratch files persist across all versions of IntelliJ IDEA

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Enable Soft Wrap
Using soft-wraps makes some languages easier to display

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Create an Editor Fold
Create an editor fold to hide parts of your class

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Find Next Word
Find next word and highlight all instances

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Kotlin Code Completion
Use code and statement completion to write code faster

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Move Statement
Move a statement around within your method

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Move Line
Move a line throughout your class

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Create New Class
Quickly add new classes to your project

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Put Kotlin Arguments on Separate Lines
Use quick intentions to improve the readability of your code

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Remove Explicit Type in Kotlin
Use quick intentions to remove explicit types

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Run in Current Context
Run just a file or a script

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Show Virtual Whitespace
Add virtual whitespace to the bottom of a file

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Highlight code and surround it with brackets or quotes
Surround code with brackets and quotes

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Better time format in completion
Use the commonly known date/time formatting strings while writing time formatting in Go

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Go 1.16: retract directive
Retract specific versions of your modules

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Live Template to write benchmark function
Write benchmarks quicker thanks to the builtin bench live template.

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Live Template to create a for loop in benchmark functions
Benchmark loops are repetitive, so let the IDE handle this for you

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Live Template to create test function
Write tests faster thanks to the builtin func Test live template.

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Perform simple math in Search Everywhere
Quickly perform simple math operations from the comfort of your IDE.

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Tailwind CSS support
Enjoy working with Tailwind CSS from the comfort of your IDE.

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Detect variable shadowing while writing Go code
Easily spot where you shadow variables that you did not intend to

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Support for Vue.js 3
Upgrade to using the latest Vue.js version knowing your IDE will be there to help you.

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Coding Assistance
Find out how Rider helps you write better code, faster.

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Adding Fields To a Struct
Let your IDE add constructor arguments to your instance.

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Add Line After/Before
Smart-add a line, from the middle of a line, after or before the current line.

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Generate Imports While Typing
Avoid interruption by letting GoLand generate your imports as you type.

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Install and import
While typing a symbol, let GoLand install it and generate the import.

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Move Block Up/Down Using Keyboard
Use the keyboard to move a line or selection up or down in your file.

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Optimize Imports
Automate the organizing and cleaning up of your Go imports with Optimize Imports.

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Quick Documentation
View arguments and documentation without interrupting your flow.

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Reformat Code
Tell GoLand to clean up indentation and other code style in your file.

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Split Screen Without Tabs
Get your code and tests side-by-side without using tabs.

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.NET Localization
Localization and the art of reaching more users

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Localizing ASP.NET Applications
Working with Cultures, Resources, & ASP.NET

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Localization Basics
Working with Cultures, Resources, & Apps

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Add Carets to End of Lines
Use a shortcut to add carets at the end of each selected line.

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Add Placeholder Text in Seconds
Use the power of Emmet to add some lorem ipsum faster.

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Create New Type Alias
Use a code refactoring to swiftly create a new type alias.

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Extract Ruleset
Use an intention to quickly extract a ruleset in your stylesheet file.

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Make JSDoc Comments More Readable
Render documentation comments right in the editor.

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Introduction
Introduction to the Rider Essentials series.

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NuGet Tool Window in Rider
Working with NuGet, including search with typos, CamelHumps, Update All, and more!

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Shortcuts, Editing, and Completion in Rider
Where to start? Let's learn the two most important shortcuts, editing, and code completion.

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Get Help with Random Data
Let the Randomness plugin generate some data for you.

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Extract Type Alias
Learn how to extract a type alias in your TypeScript code.

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Check Browser Compatibility in CSS
Let WebStorm warn you about unsupported CSS properties.

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Check Documentation in JavaScript
Hover over a symbol or use a shortcut to quickly review documentation.

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Move Elements Left and Right
Quickly swap functions parameters, attributes in tags, and more.

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Switch CSS Color Format on the Fly
Converting from HEX to RGB and other formats can be done real quick with WebStorm.

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Using Surround With
Learn how to surround items with braces, brackets, or quotation marks in JSON.

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Complete Current Statement
Add trailing commas or braces and move the cursor with a single keystroke

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Select Code Fragment
Select a code fragment without a single click.

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Change Quote Style for CSS
Configure whether double or single quotes should be used.

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Complete Current Statement
Add curly braces and move the cursor with a single keystroke.

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Working with Scratch Files
Create scratches to make notes or work with code outside of the project context.

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Deleting Lines
Delete a line of code without using the mouse.

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Duplicating Lines
Duplicate a line of code with a shortcut.

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Fix Code Formatting
Learn how to fix code formatting on the fly.

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Putting Several Lines Together
Quickly join lines or blocks of code.

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Moving Lines in JSON
Get help with commas when moving lines up and down in JSON.

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Using Language Injections
Swiftly inject a piece of code in a different language.

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Get Completion for Libraries from CDN
Find out how to get completion suggestions for libraries like Bootstrap.

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Paste Recent Items
Access your clipboard history and add any items from there to your code.

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Transform Existing Expression into Another One
Quickly transform an existing expression into another one using Tab.

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Preview Images
Preview images on the go from the Project view.

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Renaming Files
Rename a file to make it match the name of a class.

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See All Available Refactorings in One Place
Use the Refactor This popup to look up all refactorings available in the current context.

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Review Errors in Code
WebStorm shows all errors and warnings in your file.

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Deleting File Safely
Learn how to delete a file safely.

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Enabling Soft Wraps
Wrap lines to eliminate the need of scrolling horizontally in order to see overly long lines.

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Create Reusable Code Snippets
Save time by reusing blocks of code with custom code snippets.

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Syntax Highlighting for Other Languages
Look through PHP, Python, and other files in WebStorm.

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Add Reminders to Fix Something
Add a TODO or Fixme comment to remind yourself of fixing something in your code.

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See Information about Packages
Check the description and the latest version of a package in package.json.

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Autocomplete Django Settings Strings
Use autocomplete when typing a string in the apps section of your settings file.

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Avoid Property Mixup
WebStorm helps avoid mixing up properties.

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Compute Constant Values
Let WebStorm do math for you.

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Convert to Arrow Function
Quickly convert a function to a variable holding an arrow function.

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Quickly Look Up Parameters
Get help when completing function parameters.

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Move Function to File
Extract a function into a separate file.

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Rename Closing Tag
Let the IDE mirror changes to a tag name.

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Introducing Variables
Introduce variables the way you like!

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Expand/Shrink Selection
One more chance to leave your mouse aside!

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Occurrence Selection
Poor man’s manipulation to the rescue!

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Surround with Emmet
Quickly surround a selection with rich markup using the Emmet toolkit.

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Compare with clipboard
Compare text, files or directories and even use the clipboard contents

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Custom Structure tags
Add custom tags to any fields from structures

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Expanding/shrinking selection
Select portions of code that you need to, faster

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Generate a test for an element
Automate test generation

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Implement an interface
Implementing an interface is a common task that Go programmers need to do

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Multiple selections
Select multiple items faster

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Paste from history
Paste from the clipboard even if it's not the last item you copied into it

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Select all occurrences in a file
Quickly select all occurrences of a piece of text in the current file

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Speed typing
Quickly navigate to or filter any list of items in the IDE

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Switch to the editor
Get the focus back to the editor regardless what is currently focused

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Structure tags
Quickly add tags to any fields from structures

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Editing Tips & Tricks
Know everything there is to know about editing code.

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Iterating Collections
There's no faster way to iterate!

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Cleanup Namespaces
Fix all unused namespaces right from where you are!

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Formatting code in columns
Easily read common code in column-style layout!

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C# 8 Support
Master all the C# 8 language features!

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JSON schema support
The best way to work with JSON and YAML files!

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Move Code
Move code the smart way!

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Search Anywhere
Start typing anywhere to search!

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Settings Layers
Save settings to the scope you need them!

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Unity Support
Write smarter C# for Unity!

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Code Completion in Language Injections
See how to use code completion inside strings and other places

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Completion for non-imported Go Modules
Import a module even if it was imported or used in your project

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Completion with the Tab key
A small, but handy feature that makes it a little easier to complete symbol names.

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Exclude items from auto-imports and completion
Exclude certain paths from auto-import and completion

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Live Templates
Add your own completion items via code snippets

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View Parameter Info
Quickly see function arguments and argument types.

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42 Tips and Tricks
Become an IDE champ with these bite-sized tips and tricks.

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Split Screen Without Tabs
Get your code and tests side-by-side without resorting to tabs.

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Run From Keyboard
Use the keyboard to select and run a run configuration.

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Enable vim keybindings with IdeaVim plugin
Use the same keybindings from vim with a PlugIn

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Adding Fields In a Constructor
Let your IDE add constructor arguments to your instance.

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Rename a File and Its References
Change your mind on a file name and the IDE makes all the changes for you.

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Rename Symbol
Change a variable name, class name, or other symbol, across the project.

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Move Block Up/Down Using Keyboard
Use the keyboard to move a line or selection up or down in your file.

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View Parameter Info
Quickly see function arguments and argument types.

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Quick Documentation
View arguments and documentation without interrupting your flow.

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Make and Extend Selection Using Keyboard
Use the keyboard to select blocks of code then extend/shrink the selection.

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Add Line After/Before
Smart-add a line, from the middle of a line, after or before the current line.

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Generate Imports While Typing
Avoid interruption by letting PyCharm generate your imports as you type.

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Optimize Imports
Automate the organizing and cleaning up of your Python imports with Optimize Imports.

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Reformat Code
Tell PyCharm to clean up indentation and other code style in your file.

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Parsed f-string expressions
Bracket completion and syntax highlighting for f-string evaluated expressions.

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LiveEdit HTML and CSS
With the LiveEdit plugin, open HTML and CSS in Chrome, over HTTP, and see updates as you save.

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One Import Per Line Preference
Tell PyCharm to put each import on a separate line when it cleans up your imports.

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Better Autocomplete Results in Angular Templates
Narrow the universe of Angular template completions to those that matter.