Navigating to Declaration or Type Declaration of a Symbol
While editing your source code, you might need to navigate to the location where a particular named code reference (a symbol) has been first declared. Thecommand enables you to navigate to the initial declaration of a symbol from its usage. The command enables you to navigate to the symbol's type declaration.
Applies source code symbols, CSS, HTML, or XML tags and attributes, DTD and schema elements and attributes, and references in comments.
Does not apply to the primitive types.
To navigate to the symbol declaration
Place the caret at the desired symbol in the editor.
- Do one of the following:
On the main menu, choose.
Click the middle mouse button.
Keeping Ctrl (⌘ for macOS) pressed, hover your mouse pointer over the symbol. When the symbol turns into a hyperlink, its declaration will be displayed in the tooltip. Click the hyperlink without releasing the key to open the declaration in the editor.