JetBrains Rider 2021.2 Help

Structure window

With JetBrains Rider, you can navigate the structure of the current document using the Structure window, which greatly simplifies navigation in large files. The window is synchronized with the editor: as you switch to another editor tab, the window displays the structure of the corresponding file. To navigate through the file easily, preprocessor directives are hidden by default.

Right from the Structure window, you can access even more actions. To check the available commands, you can right-click any symbol.

JetBrains Rider: Structure window

Toolbar Controls

ControlNameDescription
Icon sort alphabeticallySort AlphabeticallyChanges the structure view so that all symbols in the current document appear in the alphabetical order.
Themed icon expand all screen gray Themed icon collapse all screen grayExpand All/ Collapse All
Ctrl+NumPad +/ Ctrl+NumPad -
Expands/collapses all nodes in the current tab.
Icons general autoscroll from source Always Select Opened ElementWhen this button is pressed, items in the window are highlighted according to the position of the caret in the editor.
Icons general autoscroll to source Navigate with Single ClickWhen this button is pressed, the editor opens the file and scrolls it according to the items selected in the window.
Themed icon macro screen symbols vs11grayShow Preprocessor DirectivesIn C++, shows all preprocessor directives in the current file.

Title bar context menu and buttons

You can right-click 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:

ItemShortcutDescription
Scroll from Editor

Automatically sets the focus on the object name in the Project view when the editor area is in focus.

Expand AllCtrl+NumPad +Expand all nodes in the current view.
Collapse allCtrl+NumPad -Collapse all expanded nodes in the current view.
Hide tool windowShift+Escape

Hide the tool window.

To hide all the tool windows, press Ctrl+Shift+F12.

Last modified: 23 September 2021