Interface

Interface

Tips and tricks for modifying the IDE interface.

You can configure our IDEs in a number of different ways to suit your requirements.

Quick Documentation

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Quick Documentation
Pull up Quick Documentation in the editor
Type Information

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Type Information
Pull up Type Information for an expression
Split and move right

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Split and move right
View two files side by side
Toggle Rendered View

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Toggle Rendered View
Toggle Rendered View for one or all Javadoc comments
Run Anything

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Run Anything
How to use the Run Anything dialog
Enable new UI

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Enable new UI
How to enable the new UI
Tabless UI in any JetBrains IDE

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Tabless UI in any JetBrains IDE
In any JetBrains Integrated Development Environment (IDE), you have the power to take control of your workspace. In this video, we'll show you how to configure your editor tabs to optimize your coding environment.
Changing the font size in the editor

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

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Run Anything
Launch run/debug configurations, applications, scripts, commands, tasks, and open recent projects.
New Line

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New Line
Start a new line below or above your current line with the correct indentation.
In editor doc rendering

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In editor doc rendering
You can render Javadocs directly in the editor including HTML tags, images and links.
Manage VCS Changelists in IntelliJ IDEA

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Manage VCS Changelists in IntelliJ IDEA
Group and commit changes related to certain tasks
Complete Statement

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Complete Statement
Complete statement can add your semicolons, brackets and manage caret placement for you.
Using Escape

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Using Escape
How to exit dialogs and return your focus to the editor
Running and Terminating/Stopping a Process

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Running and Terminating/Stopping a Process
How to run and stop a process
Distraction Free Mode in IntelliJ IDEA

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Distraction Free Mode in IntelliJ IDEA
Hide all UI elements (tool windows, toolbars, and editor tabs) so the editor occupies the entire main window with the source code centered.
Search Everywhere

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Search Everywhere
Tips for using Search Everywhere (Shift+Shift)
Type into any dialog to search

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Type into any dialog to search
You can start typing into a dialog box to search, even if there's not a textual search box available.
Tour of a Gradle project

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Tour of a Gradle project
Take a look around a standard Gradle project to understand it better.
Using the IDE Feature Trainer

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Using the IDE Feature Trainer
Learning new things in the IDE
Download a JDK

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Download a JDK
Download or associate a JDK with your project.
Drag and Dock Editor tabs

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Drag and Dock Editor tabs
You can move editor tabs around as required
Create an Editor Fold

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Create an Editor Fold
Create an editor fold to hide parts of your class
Exclude a completion option

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Exclude a completion option
Helps to reduce options that are not relevant for your code
Turn Editor Breadcrumbs On and Off

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Turn Editor Breadcrumbs On and Off
Editor breadcrumbs show you your file structure
Toggle Tool Windows On and Off

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Toggle Tool Windows On and Off
Toggle Tool Windows to tailor your interface
Configure Your Editor

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Configure Your Editor
Setup the editor to suit your requirements
IntelliJ IDEA Welcome Screen

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IntelliJ IDEA Welcome Screen
Get a project from source control, open an existing project, or create a new project