IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

Some features described here are available in Ultimate edition only.

In this section:


You can invoke UML class diagram from different places:

  • From the various tool windows.
  • From the Navigation bar.
  • From the Structure tool window.
  • From the editor.

IntelliJ IDEA displays UML diagrams in two modes:

  • In a pop-up window.
  • In a separate editor tab.

Opening diagram

To open a UML class diagram
  1. Select the desired item, or open it in the editor.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the context menu of the selection, click Diagram, and on the submenu, select the way you want to view the model: Show Diagram or Show Diagram Pop-up.
    • Press or .

The diagram is displayed in the editor tab or in the pop-up window:

Click thumbnail to view larger image.


You can open UML class diagram without using your pointing device. Consider such workflow: press or , then press .


It is possible to view a UML class diagram of a Java package. Just select a Java package in the Project tool window, and press :


See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines:


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