Use this page to customize the appearance of the Editor.
Caret blinking (ms)
Select this checkbox to make the caret blink with the specified period (in milliseconds).
Use block caret
Select this checkbox to have the block caret applied in the Insert mode and the usual caret applied in the Overwrite mode.
Show hard wrap guide (configured in Code Style options)
Select this checkbox to have a thin vertical line at the right margin of the editor displayed. Refer to the description of the Code Style settings.
Show line numbers
Select this checkbox to have line numbering shown in the left gutter area.
Show method separators
Select this checkbox to have PhpStorm display white spaces or tabs (depending on the Code Style settings).
You can select the following options:
Show indent guides
Select this checkbox to have PhpStorm display vertical lines in the editor to indicate positions of indents and thus facilitate typing, manual formatting, reading, and maintaining code.
Show code lens on scrollbar hover
Select this checkbox to enable the lens mode.
Show parameter name hints
Click Configure to change the contents of the Blacklist.
In the PHP context, you can choose the following options:
Show CSS color preview icon in gutter
|Select this checkbox to show color preview icons for the color values. |
If this checkbox is not selected, it is still possible to invoke the color picker and change color values, by choosing the Change color intention action.
Show CSS color preview as background
If this checkbox is selected, the background of the color value shows the color preview:
Enable XML/HTML tag tree highlighting
|Select this checkbox to show the hierarchy of tags highlighted with different colors. If this option is enabled, you can define the following options: |
Highlighting is activated when there is more than one tag with the same name in the hierarchy.