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Quick Definition Lookup makes it possible to view definition of a symbol (tag, class, method/function, field, etc.) in a pop-up window.
For markup languages, PhpStorm retrieves definitions of symbols from the specified DTD or schema. For details, see XML.
Viewing the definition of a symbol at caret
Do one of the following:
- On the main menu, choose .
- Press Ctrl+Shift+I.
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.
| Shift+Alt+Left |
|Navigate to the previous/next screen in the definition pop-up window after using hyperlinks in the definition. |
On a macOS computer, you can also use the three-finger right-to-left and left-to-right swipe gestures.
|F4||Open the source code of the definition for editing, and close the quick definition lookup window.|
|Ctrl+Enter||Open the source code of the definition, and preserve the quick definition lookup window opened.|