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Quick definition

The Quick Definition popup shows you where and how a project symbol (class, method/function, field, etc) is defined:

Quick definition popup

View definition of a symbol at caret

  • Select a symbol and press Ctrl+Shift+I or choose View | Quick Definition.

You can open a definition in the Find tool window. To do so, click the Options icon in the top-right corner of the popup and click Open in Find tool window Open in Find Tool Window.

To open the source code of the definition for editing and close the popup, click the Options icon and then click Edit Edit Source (F4).

Quick definition popup options
Last modified: 12 November 2021