DataGrip 2020.2 Help


File | Settings | Editor | General | Appearance for Windows and Linux

DataGrip | Preferences | Editor | General | Appearance for macOS

Use this page to customize the appearance of the editor.



Caret blinking (ms)Select this checkbox to make the caret blink with the specified period (in milliseconds).
Use block caretSelect this checkbox to have the block caret applied in the Insert mode and the usual caret applied in the Overwrite mode.
Clear this checkbox to have the usual caret applied in the Insert mode and the block caret applied in the Overwrite mode.
Show hard wrap guide (configured in Code Style options)Select this checkbox to have a thin vertical line at the right margin of the editor displayed. Refer to the description of the Code Style settings.
Show line numbersSelect this checkbox to have line numbering shown in the editor gutter.
Show method separators If this checkbox is selected, the statements are separated with a line.
Show whitespaces

Select this checkbox to have DataGrip display whitespaces or tabs (depending on the Code Style settings).

You can select the following options:

  • Leading: select this checkbox to add whitespaces before your code line.

  • Inner: select this checkbox to display whitespaces inside the line of your code.

  • Trailing: select this checkbox to display whitespaces after the code line.

Show indent guidesSelect this checkbox to display vertical lines in the editor to indicate positions of indents and thus facilitate typing, manual formatting, reading, and maintaining code.
Show intention bulbWhenever DataGrip detects that your code can be modified or improved, a light bulb icon appears on the current line in the editor: the Intention action icon for intention actions and the Quick-fix icon for quick-fixes. Clear this checkbox if you don't want to see these icons. You can still access the list of available actions and quick-fixes by pressing Alt+Enter.
Render documentation comments Select this checkbox to always render documentation comments as text paragraphs with proper formatting and links right in the editor. Rendered comments are easier to read, and they don't overload your code with extra tags.
Show parameter name hints If the checkbox is selected, the column name hints appear in the editor for SQL INSERT statements.
Parameter name hints on

Otherwise, there are no such hints.

Parameter name hints off
Enable HTML/XML tag tree highlighting

Select this checkbox to show the hierarchy of tags highlighted with different colors. If this option is enabled, you can define the following options:

  • Levels to highlight: specify the depth of hierarchy to be highlighted.

  • Opacity: specify brightness of highlighting

Tags highlighting

Highlighting is activated when there is more than one tag with the same name in the hierarchy.

Last modified: 19 August 2020