PyCharm 2023.3 Help

Code Folding

Use this page to specify the default code folding settings. For shortcuts on how to expand or collapse code elements, refer to the code folding section.



Show code folding outline

Select this checkbox if you want the code folding icons to be shown in the gutter. Clear the checkbox to hide the icons.

Show code folding arrows

Display code folding icons in the editor.

From the list, select the way in which the icons for unfolded areas should be displayed:

  • Always: code folding icons are always displayed in the gutter.

  • On mouse hover: code folding icons appear only when you hover over the gutter.

Code folding

Show bottom arrows: display the bottom folding arrows in the gutter as well. Otherwise, only the top arrows are shown.

Fold by default

Select the code fragments that should be folded by default, that is, when a file is first opened in the editor.

Last modified: 17 November 2023