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Inspection Tool Window

View | Tool Windows | Inspection

The Inspection tool window displays inspection results on separate tabs.

The left-hand pane of each tab shows a tree view of the inspections for which problems are found. The right-hand pane shows summary information for an item selected in the left-hand pane.

  • You can access the tool window this way only when it is already opened through Code | Inspect Code.
  • After you deactivate the tool window manually by clicking the Close button /help/img/idea/close.png, the tool window is again available only through Code | Inspect Code/

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Toolbar buttons

ItemShortcutDescription
img Ctrl+F5 Click this button to run the inspection and show the results on the same tab.
img Ctrl+Shift+F4Click this button to close the current tab or the tool window.
img Ctrl+NumPad Plus Expand all nodes
img Ctrl+NumPad - Collapse all nodes
img Ctrl+Alt+Down Navigate to the next item.
img Ctrl+Alt+Up Navigate to the previous item.
img F1 Use this icon or shortcut to open the corresponding help page.
/help/img/idea/groupBySeverity.pngIf this toggle is on, the problems are grouped into Errors and Warnings. Otherwise, the problems are grouped by inspections.
/help/img/idea/groupByPackage.pngTurns grouping by directories on or off.
/help/img/idea/commonfilter.pngWhen this toggle is on, the resolved and excluded items are not shown.
/help/img/idea/autoScrollToSource.pngTurns the Autoscroll to source option on or off. When the option is on and you select an item, the corresponding source file opens in the editor and the appropriate fragment is highlighted.
/help/img/idea/exportToTextFile.pngClick this button to export the inspection results into XML or HTML format.
/help/img/idea/settings.pngClick this button to edit the current inspection settings.
/help/img/idea/intentionBulb.png Alt+EnterClick this button to resolve the problem for the selected inspection item by choosing one of the available quick fixes from the list.

Context menu commands

ItemShortcutDescription
Jump to Source F4 Open the file that contains the selected problem in the editor and place the cursor at the beginning of the corresponding code fragment.
Exclude Delete Exclude the selected items from further examination. Excluded nodes are shown strikethrough. If the filter toggle /help/img/idea/commonfilter.png is on, the excluded nodes are hidden.
IncludeInsertInclude previously excluded items in the list of results. All nested subelements are included too.
img img Alt+EnterSelect one of the suggested solutions.
Suppress problem /
Suppress problem for class
Suppress the inspection for the selected problem or the selected class.
Edit SettingsChange the settings for the selected inspection or group of inspections in the Errors dialog.
Disable inspection Disable alerts for the selected inspection in the active tab of results. If the filter toggle img is on, the nodes for disabled inspections are hidden.

See also, Disabling and Enabling Inspections.

Run inspection on Rerun the selected inspection and display the results on a new tab.

Inspection report

The inspection report is shown in the right-hand pane of the results tab when an inspection node is selected in the left-hand pane. The report may include the following:

  • Problem resolution: A button for each of the available solutions. Clicking a button invokes the corresponding fix. If no buttons are present, you have to fix the problem yourself.
  • Suppress: Click this button to reveal the list of inspection suppress options.
  • Problem synopsis: A brief description of the problem.
  • Disable inspection: Disable alerts for the selected inspection in the active tab of results. If the filter toggle img is on, the nodes for disabled inspections are hidden.

    See also, Disabling and Enabling Inspections.

  • Run inspection on...: Rerun the selected inspection and display the results on a new tab.

See Also

Last modified: 22 November 2016