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Structure window

View | Tool Windows | Structure

This window displays the structure of the document in the active editor tab. The window is synchronized with the editor. As you switch to another editor tab, the window displays the structure of the corresponding file.


To search items in the Structure window, just start typing a name or a CamelHumps abbreviation.

In the Structure window, you can:

Toolbar Controls

icon sort alphabetically Sort Alphabetically Changes the structure view so that all symbols in the current document appear in the alphabetical order.
ThemedIcon ExpandAll Screen Gray ThemedIcon CollapseAll Screen Gray Expand All/ Collapse All
Ctrl+NumPad Plus/ Ctrl+NumPad Minus
Expands/collapses all nodes in the current tab.
ThemedIcon SyncCaretToView Screen Gray Track Caret in Editor When this button is pressed, items in the window are highlighted according to the position of the caret in the editor.
ThemedIcon SyncViewToCaret Screen Gray Automatically Scroll to Source When this button is pressed, source code in the editor is scrolled according to the items selected in the window.

Title bar context menu and buttons

You can right-click on the window title bar and use the context menu to configure its viewing mode, associate the window with a different tool window bar, or resize and hide the window.

You can also use the toolbar buttons:

icon expand all on title barCtrl+NumPad PlusUse this button to expand all nodes in the current view.
icon collapse all on title barCtrl+NumPad MinusUse this button to collapse all expanded nodes in the current view.
icon viewMode Click this button to access a subset of the context menu commands that let you configure window's viewing mode.
icon hideSide Shift+Escape Use this command to hide the tool window. You can also use it in combination with the Alt key to hides all tool windows attached to the same tool window bar.
Last modified: 27 December 2017

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