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Navigation

Productive ways to move around in your project.

Our IDEs help you find your way through the source code using the declarations, members, method calls, inheritance hierarchy, errors, and so on - as well as through IDE items like actions, settings, and tool windows.

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File Structure
Get a quick overview of your class file

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Select opened file
Locate an opened file in the project structure

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

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Recent Files & Locations
Quickly navigate around your recent files & locations

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Navigate to Test
Go to your matching test class

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Navigating Forward & Backward
Move forward and backward between your locations in the code

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Go to Declaration or Implementation
Go to Declaration or Usages, or Go to Implementation

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How to Quickly Jump to Recent Files in any JetBrains IDE
Are you tired of hunting for that crucial file buried in your project? Say goodbye to the hassle with these IDE shortcuts and tips. Jump to recent files effortlessly in JetBrains IDEs like IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, PhpStorm, WebStorm, GoLand, CLion, RubyMine, and more!

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Navigating around a Unity project
Find your way around your code base, asset usages, and more.

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Navigating your project
Use Search Everywhere to helps you find code, functions, blueprint usages, and more.

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

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

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Find and Show Asset Usages
Visually understand the scene structure and where an asset is used.

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Search Everywhere
Quickly search throughout your project. For anything!

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Navigate to the Last Edited Location
How to navigate to your last edit in WebStorm.

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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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Moving Through Your Code
Tips for moving through and navigating your code base

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Opening Tool Windows
Quickly open IntelliJ IDEA's tool windows without using the mouse, and easily find items in the window.

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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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Navigating Code with ReSharper
Let's look at some fast and easy ways to navigate around a code base.

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Find Usages
Use Find Usages to search for references in your code base

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Configure Your Editor
Setup the editor to suit your requirements

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Navigate to subtests in table tests
Jump to the specific test case from the results window

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Navigation in web applications
How can you find what you want? Let's look at navigating around a code base.

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Navigate Cursor Position Back and Forth
Navigate back to where you were, or where you went.

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Create New File With Navigation Bar
Activate the Navigation Bar and create a new file somewhere in the project tree.

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Find In Path With Navigation Bar
Use keyboard and Navigation Bar to find files under a path.

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Activate Navigation Bar
Bring up the Navigation Bar as needed, let it disappear when finished.

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Navigate to Symbol
Navigate your project by code, not files.

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Navigate with Select In
Find the current file in the Project tool window faster.

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Find Specific Things Faster
Use Speed search to look for specific information in tool windows and popups.

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Navigation in a code base with Rider
How to navigate around a code base? Let's look at some easy ways of doing so.

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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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Open Recent Projects
Quick ways to navigate to other solutions

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Manage Projects
Keep your projects organized for an efficient experience

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Quickly Jump to Line
Go to a specific line in a file using the Go to file popup.

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Search in Selection Only
Limit the search to the selected part of code.

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Working with Navigation Bar
Find out how to use the navigation bar efficiently.

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Using Recent Locations for Navigation
Preview the part of code and files you've recently edited and get back to them quickly.

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File Structure Overview
Get a high-level view of the structure of a specific file.

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Using Switcher for Navigation
Swiftly jump to the last opened file or open a tool window using the popup.

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Call Hierarchy
Analyze call trees for functions or methods

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Go to/from a test
Navigate to and from a test subject like a method or function

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Jump to the Navigation Bar
Get an overview of your current location, and the project itself

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Navigate between opened files using the Switcher
Don't use the mouse to quickly move between multiple files

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Navigate to File
Jump to a file without using the Project Tool Window, and your mouse

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Recent Locations
Jump back and forth between files using code snippets you've recently seen

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Select in
Select the current file in the Project or Changes view and more

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Show usages
Quickly discover the usages of the element your cursor is at

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Structure popup
View the file or whole package structure and navigate to any element

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Type Hierarchy
Discover what types implement an interface or what interfaces are implemented by a type

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Search Anywhere
Start typing anywhere to search!

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

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Navigation Bar Intro
Move around files with keyboard, without wasting screen UI space

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Find In Path With Navigation Bar
Use keyboard and Navigation Bar to find files under a path.

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Create New File With Navigation Bar
Activate the Navigation Bar and create a new file somewhere in the project tree.

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Narrow Navigation Bar With Speed Search
Narrow and select from a long folder listing Navigation Bar by typing a speed search.

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Open File With Navigation Bar
Open a file somewhere in the project tree using the keyboard and Navigation Bar.

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Navigate Files With Navigation Bar
Move around your project tree and select files, from your keyboard, with the Navigation Bar.

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Activate Navigation Bar
Bring up the Navigation Bar as needed, let it disappear when finished.

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Navigate Cursor Position Back and Forth
Easily navigate back to where you were, or where you went.

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Navigate to Symbol
Navigate your project by code, not files.

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Navigate to File
Jump to a file without using the Project Tool and your mouse.