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Running Console

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The consoles built in IntelliJ IDEA completely correspond to the shell consoles.

Besides the standard functionality, these consoles feature:

  • Code completion.
  • Syntax check with inspections.
  • Automated insertion of paired brackets, quotes and braces.
  • Scrolling through the history of commands using the arrow keys.
  • Quick documentation lookup Ctrl+Q

Launching console

To launch an interactive console

  • On the main menu, choose any console-related command from the Tools menu.
Last modified: 29 November 2017

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