IntelliJ IDEA 2020.1 Help

Problems tool window

This tool window is activated automatically when the background compilation is confirgured.

The Problems tool window only displays compiler errors that occurred as the result of the automatic build operation. On each autobuild, the list is updated with new errors, and old errors are deleted. If you launch the build operation manually while the autobuild is enabled, the errors from this operation will also be displayed in the Problems tool window as well as in the Messages tool window.



Tooltip and shortcut


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Previous message Ctrl+Alt+Up

Click this button to jump to the previous message.

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Next Message Ctrl+Alt+Down

Click this button to jump to the next message.

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Export to Text File Alt+O

Click this button if you want to export the contents of the tool window to a text file. Specify the name of the target file in the dialog that opens, and click Save.

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Autoscroll to Source

Autoscroll to Source

If this option is enabled, when you select a message in the Problems tool window, the focus in the editor automatically switches to the corresponding line in the source code.

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Compiler Properties

Click this button to open compiler settings.

Last modified: 15 April 2020