JetBrains Rider 2022.1 Help

Documentation tool window

By default, JetBrains Rider shows Quick Documentation in a popup; to view it in the tool window, click App actions more in the popup and choose Open as Tool Window. To return to the popup view, click Show Options Menu in the window and choose Open as Popup or close the document tab in the Documentation window Ctrl+Shift+F4.

JetBrains Rider: Documentation tool window

Icon

Shortcut

Description

the Back button  the Forward button

Left or Right

Switch to the previous or go to the next documentation page (for example, after clicking hyperlinks).

On macOS, you can also use the three-finger right-to-left and left-to-right swipe gestures.

the Edit Source button

F4

Navigate to the source code of the symbol whose documentation is currently open.

Settings

  • Open as Popup Ctrl+Q: show code documentation in a popup instead of the tool window.

  • Auto-update from Source: when this option is enabled, the content of the tool window changes as you move the mouse pointer in the editor.

    If the Show on Mouse Move option is disabled, place the caret at the symbol and press Ctrl+Q to see its documentation in the tool window.

  • Adjust Font Size: display a slider for changing the font size.

  • View Mode: by default, the tool window is attached to the edge of the main window and is always visible. You can change the view mode, for example, to make it visible only when active or to detach it from the tool window bar.

  • Move to: select where to attach the tool window.

  • Resize: adjust the size of the tool window.

  • Remove from Sidebar: close the tool window. To reopen it, select View | Tool Windows | Documentation from the main menu.

Last modified: 17 March 2022