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Anonymous class with too many methods

Reports anonymous inner classes whose method count exceeds the specified maximum.

Anonymous classes with numerous methods may be difficult to understand and should be promoted to become named inner classes.

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Java | Class metrics

Use the Method count limit field to specify the maximum allowed number of methods in an anonymous inner class.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Anonymous class with too many methods inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Method count limit



By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Java, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024