JetBrains Rider 2019.2 Help

Analyzing Search Results


If any of the JetBrains Rider's navigation and search actions produces multiple results, these results can be displayed in the Find Results window, which provides a lot of ways to analyze the search results.

Some actions, for example Find Usages automatically display the results in this window. For other actions, you can do it manually when a popup with the search results is displayed — click Open in Find Window icons general pin tab svg, press Shift+Enter or + on the numeric keypad.

Results of each new navigation or search action are displayed in a new tab of the Find window, so you can easily get back to previous searches.
If you close the Find window, you can always reopen it by choosing View | Tool Windows | Find in the main menu or by pressing Alt+3. Tabs with search results are preserved until you close the solution.

To open a specific result in the editor, double-click it or press Enter or F4.

To study the source code of the selected item right in the window, click Preview Source icons actions previewDetails svg on the toolbar.

Filtering search results

To filter search results by name, just start typing the part of the name in the window.

Search results of Find Usages can be further filtered by the kind of occurrence.

  • To show only read or write usages, click ThemedIcon UsageRead Screen Gray or ThemedIcon UsageWrite Screen Gray on the toolbar.

Grouping search results

By default, all results are shown as separate items. Sometimes it can be convenient to display all results found in the same line as a single item. To do so, click Merge Occurrences on the Same Line ThemedIcon Merge Screen Gray on the toolbar.

Search results can be displayed in various hierarchical orders. The default order depends on the initial search but you can always change it with the grouping buttons on the toolbar.

You can also group search results by kind of usage - that is, how exactly the target item is used at different places — for example, declaration, invocation, parameter, method return, and so on. To do so, click Occurrence type icons general filter svg on the toolbar.

Last modified: 18 October 2019