IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.0 Help

Documentation Tool Window

View | Tool Windows | Documentation

This tool window appears in the following cases:

As a result, the tool window appears in the list of available tool windows in the View menu, and gets the corresponding sidebar icon documentation_tool_window_icon.

IconKeyboard shortcutAction
arrowBack arrowForward Shift+Alt+Left or Shift+Alt+Right Navigate to the previous or next screen after using hyperlinks in the definition.
arrowUp.png Shift+F1 View external documentation in the default browser.
edit F4 Click this icon to view and edit the documentation sources.
autoscrollFromSource Select this icon to update documentation from the sources automatically.
close Ctrl+QClick this icon to restore the documentation source pop-up window to the previous size.
autoscrollFromSource When this button is pressed, the Documentation tool window automatically opens for an element at caret.
close Click this button to close the tool window. After the next use of Ctrl+Q, the documentation will be shown in the popup again.
iconAction Click this button to show font size slider. Move the slider to increase or decrease the font size as required.

See Also

Getting Started:

Web Resources:

Last modified: 14 July 2015