IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Help

Settings / Preferences Dialog

File | Settings for Windows and Linux
IntelliJ IDEA | Preferences for macOS
Ctrl+Alt+S settings

The Settings dialog enables you to control behavior and appearance of IntelliJ IDEA.

Use the search box in the upper-left part of the dialog to find the options of interest. Alternatively, you can browse the settings using the hierarchical list of categories (groups of settings) underneath the search box.


On this page find the descriptions of the main controls of the dialog.

Search Enter a search keyword in the text area. While typing the search string, the list of options in the dialog reduces to the matching occurrences.
clear Click this button to clear the search area.
OKApply changes and close the dialog box.
CancelDiscard changes and close the dialog box.
ApplyApply changes and leave the dialog box opened.
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Last modified: 6 March 2018

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