Tricks

Tricks

Little IDE tricks that you might not know about.

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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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Custom project icons
Add a custom icon to your project

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Group projects
Group your projects together in the Welcome Screen

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Show diff for failing test
Quickly see the diff for failing test

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Creating code
IntelliJ IDEA will help create code 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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Debugging
Use the debugger to help you understand what your code is doing.

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Debugging Streams
Visualize the flow of data through a stream

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Gutter icons
Information about your code in the gutter icons

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Git
Git tool window

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Parameter information
Finding the parameter type

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Problem window
Problems tool window

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

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Scrollbars
Information about your code in the scrollbars

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Manage dependencies
Manage dependencies in the Dependencies tool window

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Code Completion
Code Completion Overview

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Multiple carets
Using multiple carets

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Refactoring
Refactoring overview

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Run Anything
How to use the Run Anything dialog

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Right split window
View two files side by side

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Select Kotlin Multiplatform dependencies
Select Kotlin Multiplatform dependencies in the Dependencies tool window

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Feature Trainer
Learn IntelliJ IDEA features using the Feature Trainer

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Focus on your code
Focus on your code window

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

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Notifications
Notifications tool window

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Productivity Guide
Using the Productivity Guide

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Reformat code
How to reformat code

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Remove dependency
Remove dependency in the Dependencies tool window

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Shortcuts and Abbreviations
Using shortcuts and abbreviations

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Themes and Plugins
Available themes, installing plugins

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Upgrade dependencies
Upgrade dependencies from the Dependencies tool window

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Code With Me
Collaborate remotely using Code With Me

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Enable new UI
How to enable the new UI

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Import project
Importing a project into IntelliJ IDEA

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Introduction
Importing a project into IntelliJ IDEA

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Open project
Opening a project in IntelliJ IDEA

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Import existing project
Importing an existing project into IntelliJ IDEA

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Open recent project
Opening a recent project in IntelliJ IDEA

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Open multiple projects
Opening multiple repositories into one project in IntelliJ IDEA

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Summary and Shortcuts
Importing projects into IntelliJ IDEA Summary

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Project from existing model
Importing a project from existing model

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Project from version control
Cloning a project from version control

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Project from existing sources
Importing a project from existing sources

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Dependency Details Pane
See relevant information about your dependencies

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Duplicate lines
Duplicate the current line or a selected block

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Refactor Rename
Renaming classes, methods, and variables in IntelliJ IDEA

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Upgrade dependencies
Upgrade dependencies from the pom.xml

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Compare with Clipboard
Quickly compare two files

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Font
Configure font, font size, and more

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Extract Variable
Extract code to a variable

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Presentation Mode Font Size
Configure font size for Presentation Mode

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Presentation Mode
Enter and Exit Presentation Mode using Quick Switch Scheme

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Bookmarks
Using bookmarks in IntelliJ IDEA

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Introduction
Using bookmarks in IntelliJ IDEA

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Navigate to bookmarks
How to navigate to created bookmarks

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Summary and Shortcuts
Using bookmarks in IntelliJ IDEA Summary

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Add anonymous bookmarks
How to add bookmarks without an identifier

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Enable mouse zoom
Enable mouse zoom to quickly enlarge (or reduce) your font size

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Create scratch files
Turn show line numbers off and on

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Show line numbers
Turn show line numbers off and on

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Marco Codes - 7 Great Terminal/CLI tools
exa, clink, rg & rga, plocate, bat, jq, f%$!

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Presenting with IntelliJ IDEA
Tips & tricks to level up your presentation skills with IntelliJ IDEA.

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Assign a keyboard shortcut
Use Find Actions to assign a keyboard shortcut

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Built in Spell Checking
IntelliJ IDEA can spell check and fix errors for you

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

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Add Favourite Photo as Background
If you want to look at your favourite photo while coding you can set it as your background image

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

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Using Escape
How to exit dialogs and return your focus to the editor

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Reformat File
How to reformat a file or section of code

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Running and Terminating/Stopping a Process
How to run and stop a process

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Rearranging Code in IntelliJ IDEA
How you can rearrange code in your classes and projects

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Reformatting Code in IntelliJ IDEA
Why and how you can reformat code in your projects

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Search Everywhere
Tips for using Search Everywhere (Shift+Shift)

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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.

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Setting an abbreviation
Use a unique abbreviation to quickly navigate to the Gradle tool window

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