IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Help

Unwrapping and Removing Statements

IntelliJ IDEA lets you quickly unwrap or extract expressions from enclosing statements. This action is available for:

To unwrap or remove a statement

  1. Place the caret on the expression you want to extract or unwrap.

  2. Choose Code | Unwrap/Remove on the main menu or press Ctrl+Shift+Delete. IntelliJ IDEA shows a popup with all the actions that are available in the current context. Statements to be extracted are displayed on the blue background, statements to be removed are displayed on the grey background.

    unwrap statement

  3. Click the desired action or select it using the up and down arrow keys and press Enter.

Last modified: 20 May 2019