IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Help


This feature is only supported in the Ultimate edition.

The following is only valid when JavaScript Support and Meteor plugins are installed and enabled!

File | Settings | Languages and Frameworks | JavaScript | Meteor for Windows and Linux
IntelliJ IDEA | Preferences | Languages and Frameworks | JavaScript | Meteor for macOS

The page is available when the Meteor plugin is enabled. The plugin is not bundled with IntelliJ IDEA, but it can be installed from the JetBrains plugin repository as described in Installing, Updating and Uninstalling Repository Plugins and Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

Meteor executable In this field, specify the location of the Meteor executable file (see Installing Meteor).
Automatically exclude ".meteor/local" directory on open project
  • When the checkbox is selected, the .meteor/local folder, which is intended for storing the built application, is automatically marked as excluded and is not involved in indexing.
  • Clear the checkbox to show the .meteor/local folder and its contents in the Project tool window.

By default, excluded files are shown in the project tree. To hide the .meteor/local folder, click the icon viewMode button on the toolbar of the Project tool window and remove a tick next to the Show Excluded Files option.

Enable Meteor 'Hot code push'
Automatically import Meteor packages as an external library.
  • When the checkbox is selected, IntelliJ IDEA automatically imports the external packages from the meteor/packages file. As a result, IntelliJ IDEA provides full range coding assistance: resolves references to Meteor built-in functions, for example, check(true), and to functions from third-party packages, provides proper syntax and error highlighting, supports debugging with source maps, etc.
  • When this checkbox is cleared, IntelliJ IDEA does not automatically import the external packages from the meteor/packages file. As a result no coding assistance is provided. To improve the situation, open the meteor/packages file in the editor and click the Import packages as library link or run the meteor --update command.
Weak search for Spacebars templates
  • Select this checkbox to enable IntelliJ IDEA to search inside Spacebars templates. When this checkbox is selected and you invoke the Go to Declaration action on a helper, IntelliJ IDEA displays a list of all occurrences of this helper in templates. Choose the relevant one from the list.
  • When you invoke Got to Declaration with this checkbox cleared, IntelliJ IDEA does not perform any search and displays a tooltip which the following message: Cannot find declaration to go to.
Last modified: 6 March 2018

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