IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

File | Settings | IDE Settings | Intentions


Use this page to enable and disable intention actions.

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Intention list

The list shows all intention actions currently available in IntelliJ IDEA. The intention actions are grouped according to the areas of their use.

To enable an intention action, select the check box to its left.


The shown intention actions are either hardcoded or related to the Intention PowerPack plugin, which is a third-party plugin shipped with IntelliJ IDEA.

Toolbar and controls

Item Tooltip and shortcut Description
expandAll.png or or or or or or or or or or or or Expand all nodes in the intention list.
collapseAll.png or or or or or or or or or or or Collapse all nodes in the intention list.
find1.gif Use this text box to search through the list of intention actions. As you type a search string, the intention actions that match the search pattern are displayed. To finalize the search, press . The previously used search patterns are stored in the search history list.
clear.png Click this button to clear the search history list.
Description This read-only field shows the description of the selected intention action.
Usage examples This area illustrates the effect of applying the selected intention action through the following fields:
  • Before - this read-only field shows an example of source code before applying the selected intention action.
  • After - this read-only field shows the result of applying the selected intention action to the above example of source code.

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