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Declaration has problems in Javadoc references

Reports unresolved references inside Javadoc comments.

In the following example, the someParam parameter is missing, so it will be highlighted:

class A { /** * @param someParam description **/ void foo() { } }

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 | Javadoc

Disable the Report inaccessible symbols option to ignore the tags that reference missing method parameters, classes, fields and methods.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Declaration has problems in Javadoc references inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Report inaccessible symbols<br>(javadoc tool may be unable to create hyperlink)

Default: 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