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Package with too few classes

Reports packages that contain fewer classes than the specified minimum.

Packages which contain subpackages are not reported. Overly small packages may indicate a fragmented design.

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 | Packaging 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 allowed number of classes in a package.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Package 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