IntelliJ IDEA 2020.1 Help

Gutter Icons

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Use this page to hide or show the icons in the gutter area that invoke actions related to the basic, IntelliJ IDEA-wide features or to framework- and technology-specific features for all the newly created editors.

The right-hand pane shows all the gutter icons available in IntelliJ IDEA. The basic, IntelliJ IDEA-wide features, such as the Run button, are displayed at the top of the list under the Common title. Other features are grouped by the frameworks and technologies to which they are related, for example, Groovy, Spring Support, etc.

Note that a group of technology-related features is displayed only if the corresponding plugin is installed and activated, see Manage plugins for details.

  • To have an icon displayed in the gutter area, find the icon or the corresponding action in the list and then select the checkbox next to it.

  • To have an icon hidden, clear the checkbox next to it.

The gutter also allows you to fold code; it marks modified lines for projects under version control and code coverage results.

Last modified: 8 April 2020