Most web applications contain one or more forms to collect user input. Symfony comes with a
Form component and the
FormBuilder functions that make creating and maintaining forms and their validation logic easier. The Symfony Plugin provides code completion and navigation for forms.
Install the required plugins
The plugins are available only in IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate.
Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select.
Switch to the Marketplace tab and use the search field to find the plugins.
Click Install next to each plugin and restart the IDE if prompted.
Code completion in forms
IntelliJ IDEA provides code completion for form fields and fields' parameters. In the editor, press Ctrl+Space to invoke code completion and do any of the following:
Access the fields that were posted by calling the
createFormmethod of a form type implementing
Access the fields to be added or modified by means of the
Specify the fields' parameters.
Specify translation keys and domains in applications that require internationalization and make use of the Translation component.
Code navigation in forms
To navigate to the declaration of a field, position the caret at its usage and press Ctrl+B. Alternatively, Ctrl+Click the usage.