IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

IntelliJ IDEA provides different search options depending whether you are searching for usages of a class, method, field, parameter, or throw statements, and extends search for usages to the files in supported languages. For example, in CSS, XML and HTML files you can search for the usages of styles, classes, tags and attributes.

Explore search results in the Find tool window.

To find usages of a symbol in a project
  1. Select a symbol to find usages for. To do that, place the caret within the desired symbol in the editor, or click the symbol in the Project tool window. You can also select symbol in the Commander, or in the UML Class diagram.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose Edit | Find | Find Usages
    • Choose Find Usages on the context menu
    • Press or or .
  3. In the Find tool window, explore search results. Use the commonfilter button to represent search results in meaningful groups by type of usage.



You can still show the search options dialog box. Do one of the following:

  • Press .
  • In the Find tool window, click settings1

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