JetBrains Rider 2020.3 Help

Structure window

View | Tool Windows | Structure

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

Control Name Description
Icon sort alphabetically Sort Alphabetically Changes 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 gray Expand All/ Collapse All
Ctrl+NumPad +/ Ctrl+NumPad -
Expands/collapses all nodes in the current tab.
Icons general autoscroll from source Always Select Opened Element When 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 Click When 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 vs11gray Show Preprocessor Directives In 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:

Item Shortcut Description
Scroll from Editor

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

Expand All Ctrl+NumPad + Expand all nodes in the current view.
Collapse all Ctrl+NumPad - Collapse all expanded nodes in the current view.
Hide tool window Shift+Escape

Hide the tool window.

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

Last modified: 03 September 2020