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Module with too few classes

Reports modules that contain too few classes. Overly small modules may indicate a too fragmented design. Java, Kotlin and Groovy classes are counted.

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 | Modularization issues

Available only from Code | Inspect Code or Code | Analyze Code | Run Inspection by Name and isn't reported in the editor.

Use the Minimum number of classes field to specify the minimum number of classes a module may have.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Module with too few classes inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Minimum number of classes



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