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Class does not override 'toString()' method

Reports classes without a toString() method.

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 | toString() issues

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Class does not override 'toString()' method inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Exclude classes (reg exp)


Ignore exception classes

Default: Selected

Ignore deprecated classes

Default: Selected

Ignore enum classes

Not selected

Ignore records

Default: Selected

Ignore abstract classes

Not selected

Ignore test classes

Not selected

Ignore inner classes

Not selected


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