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Can be replaced with binary operator

Reports function calls that can be replaced with binary operators, in particular comparison-related ones.


fun test(): Boolean { return 2.compareTo(1) > 0 // replaceable 'compareTo()' }

After the quick-fix is applied:

fun test(): Boolean { return 2 > 1 }

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