Hierarchy Tool Window
Use this tool window to analyze and navigate through hierarchies of classes .
The contents of the tool window are not automatically updated as you navigate through the source code or switch between the editor tabs. The tool window shows the results of the latest hierarchy command and is updated when you run the next hierarchy command, unless the tab with one of the previously built hierarchies is pinned .
|When this button is pressed, the hierarchical tree shows both the parent and child classes of the selected class, which is marked with an arrow in the tree of results.||Class hierarchies|
When this button is pressed, the tool window shows all classes that extend the selected class.
When this button is pressed, the tool window shows the hierarchy of each supertype of the current class.
|When this button is pressed, the elements within a tree are sorted alphabetically.||All hierarchies|
|Scope||Use this drop-down list to limit the scope of the current hierarchy:
In addition to the pre-configured scopes, you can define your own one: select Configure from the drop-down list, and define the required scope in the Scopes dialog box that opens.
In a method hierarchy, the tree-views of the following classes are available:
|If you made any changes of the classes or the class structure, they become visible in the Hierarchy tool window only after you press this button.||All hierarchies|
|Toggle the Autoscroll to source mode. When the button is pressed, every time the node is focused, the corresponding line of source code is highlighted in the editor.||All hierarchies|
|When this button is pressed, the current tab will not be overwritten; instead, the results of the next command will be displayed in a new tab.||All hierarchies|
|Click this button to export a hierarchy into a text file in the specified location.||All hierarchies|
|Click this button to close the selected tab of results.||All hierarchies|
|Click this button to show reference page.||All hierarchies|