IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

Besides common referential procedures and viewing JSDoc comments, you can also retrieve documentation for symbols defined in external JavaScript libraries and frameworks.

When this functionality is enabled, upon pressing or with the cursor positioned at the symbol in question, IntelliJ IDEA invokes the corresponding link and opens the documentation page in the default IntelliJ IDEA browser.


To enable the external JavaScript library lookup functionality
  1. Download the required libraries or frameworks.
  2. Configure the downloads as libraries at the IntelliJ IDEA level.
  3. Specify links to external documentation.
To view documentation on a symbol defined in an external JavaScript library
  • Position the cursor at the symbol in question and choose View | External Documentation, or press or .

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