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'filterIsInstance' call with a class literal argument

Reports calls of the Kotlin standard library function filterIsInstance with a class literal argument. It is more idiomatic to use a version of this function with a reified type parameter, to avoid the syntax.

Note: inspection is not reported for generic class literals because the Class<*, *> syntax in the type argument list may be undesirable.


fun foo(list: List<*>) { list.filterIsInstance( }

After the quick-fix is applied:

fun foo(list: List<*>) { list.filterIsInstance<Int>() }

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 | Kotlin | Style issues


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Kotlin, 241.18072-IJ

Last modified: 18 June 2024