IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 Help

Navigating with Breadcrumbs

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In the HTML and XML context and in Java or PHP classes, you can navigate through the source code using breadcrumbs that are displayed above the main editor window. The breadcrumbs show the elements of a XML/HTML file, Java or PHP class opened in the active editor tab:


To have breadcrumbs shown, you have to enable them.

Enabling breadcrumbs

To have breadcrumbs displayed

  1. Open the IntelliJ IDEA Settings/Preferences dialog.
  2. Under the Editor node, click General | Appearance.
  3. In the Appearance page, select the Show breadcrumbs check box.

Navigating between a breadcrumb and the source code

To navigate with breadcrumbs

  • Click the breadcrumb with the relevant tag, or the Java or PHP class element. The cursor jumps to the corresponding element in the source code.

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Last modified: 23 November 2016