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Viewing Definition

Quick Definition Lookup shows you where and how your project symbols (tags, classes, methods/functions, fields, etc) are defined.

Definitions are shown in the Documentation pop-up window or in the Documentation tool window.

Quick definition view

View the definition of a symbol at caret

  • Select a symbol and press ⌥Space or choose View | Quick Definition.

Open the definition in the Documentation tool window

  • In the hover mode, move your mouse pointer within the tooltip and click Pin button in the upper-right corner.

Jump to the definition of the symbol

  • When in the hover mode, just click the link into which the symbol has turned.
  • To open the source code of the definition for editing and close the quick definition lookup window, click icons actions edit svg on the toolbar or press ⌘↓.
  • To open the definition without closing the quick definition lookup window, click View the definition source code or press ⌘⏎.

Toolbar of the quick definition lookup

Use the icons on the toolbar of the pop-up window to navigate to the source code of the definition and view its usages.

IconKeyboard shortcutAction
icons actions back svg icons actions forward svg ⌃⇧←
⌃⇧→
Navigate to the previous/next screen in the definition pop-up window after using hyperlinks in the definition.
icons actions edit svg⌘↓Open the source code of the definition for editing, and close the quick definition lookup window.
View the definition source code⌘⏎Open the source code of the definition, and preserve the quick definition lookup window opened.
Last modified: 15 August 2018

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