IntelliJ IDEA 2021.3 Help


Use this page to configure fonts used in the IntelliJ IDEA editor.

The Font settings page


Select the font for text in the editor.


Specify the size of the font.

If you need to quickly change the font size while in the editor, press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings, go to Editor | General, and select Change font size with Command+Mouse Wheel or Change font size with Control+Mouse depending on your operating system.

Line height

Specify the factor of the point size for the vertical distance between lines of code in the editor. The default value 1.2 corresponds to 120% of the point size. Try changing the factor and see the effect in the preview area.

Restore defaults

Restore the default font settings. Available only when the settings are different from defaults.

Enable ligatures

Enable font ligatures: special symbols in a font that combine two or more symbols into one. For example, show != as .

Typography Settings

Main weight

Select a weight for regular text.

Bold weight

Select a weight for bold text.

Fallback font

Select a font to use for characters that are not part of the main font.

Last modified: 01 August 2022