DataGrip 2020.3 Help

Code Completion

Use this page to configure code completion and parameter information.

Item

Description

Match case Select this option if you want letter case to be taken into account when suggesting matches for code completion. Choose whether you want to match case for the first letter of for all letters.
Sort suggestions alphabetically

Choose this option if you want to sort items in the suggestions list in the alphabetical order instead of sorting them by relevance.

You can change this behavior at any time by clicking the sort alphabetically or sort by relevance icons in the suggestion list.

Show suggestions as you type Select this checkbox if you want the suggestions list to be invoked automatically, without having to call completion explicitly.
Insert selected suggestion by pressing space, dot, or other context-dependent keys Select if you want to insert the selected suggestion by typing certain keys that depend on the language, your context, and so on.
Show the documentation popup in

Select this checkbox to have DataGrip automatically show a popup for each item in the suggestions list with the documentation for the class, method, or field currently highlighted in the lookup list.

In the field to the right, specify the delay (in milliseconds), after which the popup should appear.

Parameter Info

Item

Description

Show the parameter info popup in

Select this checkbox to have DataGrip automatically show a popup with all available method signatures when an opening bracket is typed in the editor, or a method is selected from the suggestions list.

In the text field to the right, specify the delay (in milliseconds) after when the popup window should appear.

If this checkbox is not selected, use Ctrl+P to show parameter info.

Show full method signatures If this checkbox is selected, the parameter info displays full signatures, including method name and returned type.

SQL

Item

Description

Use aliases in completion for JOIN

Creates aliases for tables in the JOIN statement.

Use aliases in completion for JOIN
Invert order of operands in auto-generated ON clause

Switches operands in the ON clause. When the checkbox is cleared, the FROM table comes the first in the JOIN condition.

Invert order of operands in auto-generated ON clause
Suggest non-strict foreign keys based on the name matching

Generates you a list of possible code completion suggestions for JOIN statements. The code completion list includes suggestions of the columns from other tables that have the same names as columns from the table in the JOIN statement.

Read more about debugging rules for this option in Debug rules for virtual foreign keys.

Checkbox selected Checkbox cleared
Suggest Non Strict Foreign Keys Based On The Name Matching is On
Suggest Non Strict Foreign Keys Based On The Name Matching is Off
Automatically add aliases when completing table names

Creates an alias for a table name.

Automatically add aliases when completing table names
Suggest alias names in completion after table names

Suggests an alias for a table name when you use code completion (Ctrl+Space).

Suggest alias names in completion after table names
Custom aliases (table)

You can add a table name and the alias that you want to use for this table. To add the table-alias pair, click the Add alias button (the Add alias button).

The Custom aliases table
Last modified: 15 January 2021