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Incorrect use of @Find annotation

Reports Hibernate @Find annotation errors

  • The return type of an annotated method must be an entity type E, or one of the following types:

    • java.util.List<E>

    • org.hibernate.query.Query<E>

    • org.hibernate.query.SelectionQuery<E>

    • jakarta.persistence.Query<E>

    • jakarta.persistence.TypedQuery<E>

  • The names and types of the parameters of a finder method must match exactly with the names and types of persistent fields of the entity type returned by the finder 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 | Hibernate


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Hibernate, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024