IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

File | Settings | IDE Settings | Menus and Toolbars


Use this page to configure the IntelliJ IDEA menus and toolbars.

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Menus and items list

The list shows the items for the menus and toolbars. The items are grouped according to the areas of their use.

To configure an item, expand the corresponding node and select the desired item. After that, the buttons in the right-hand part of the page become available.


The top level of the tree that defines the set of menus and bars cannot be changed.


Item Description
Add After Click this button to add a new action to the menu after the selected one. In the Choose Actions to Add dialog box that opens choose the desired action and optionally assign an icon to it.
Add Separator Click this button to have a separator added to the menu after the selected item.
Edit Action Icon Click this button to associate an icon with the selected menu item. In the Choose Action Icon Path dialog box that opens specify the path to the desired image.


  • The image file should have .png extension.
  • The size of the toolbar icons should be 16x16.
Remove Click this button to delete the selected item from the list.
Move Up Click this button to move the selected item one position up.
Move Down Click this button to move the selected item one position down.
Restore Default Click this button to abandon all the changes made to the selected item and return to the default settings.

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