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Creating Grails Views and Actions

IntelliJ IDEA provides intention actions to create views and actions "from usage".

To create an action from a view

  1. In a Grails .gsp page, place the caret at a view that refers to a non-existent action.

  2. Press Alt+Enter, and choose Create Action from the suggestion list. The action is created in the controller, with the caret at the insertion point.

  3. Type the meaningful action code.

To create a Grails view from an action

  1. In a Grails controller, place the caret at an action that refers to a non-existent view.

  2. Press Alt+Enter, and choose Create View (GSP page) from the suggestion list.
    create grails view

    A .gsp file with the corresponding name is created under the views directory of the Grails application.

Last modified: 17 April 2019

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