Viewing Inline Documentation
Quick documentation look-up
To view documentation for a symbol at caret
Press Ctrl+Q or choose on the main menu.
To show documentation automatically
- In the Settings/Preferences dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), click General under Editor, then click Code Completion. The Code Completion page opens.
- Select the Auto-display documentation checkbox and specify the elapsed time.
To change the font size of quick documentation
- Click in the upper-right corner of the quick documentation window, and move the slider.
In the Settings/Preferences dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), click General under Editor and select the Change font size (Zoom) with Ctrl+Mouse Wheel checkbox.
The Documentation pop-up window helps navigate to the related symbols via hyperlinks, and provides a toolbar for moving back and forth through the already navigated pages, changing font size, and viewing documentation in an external browser.
When pinned, the Documentation pop-up window turns into the Documentation tool window, with the corresponding sidebar icon, and more controls.
To switch between the Documentation pop-up window and the Documentation tool window, use Ctrl+Q.
|Left or Right||Switch to the previous or next documentation page (e.g. after using hyperlinks). |
On a macOS computer, you can also use the three-finger right-to-left and left-to-right swipe gestures.
|Shift+F1||View external documentation in the default browser.|
|F4||Switch to the item (e.g. source) that corresponds to the documentation page currently shown.|
|Turn the Auto-update from source option on or off. When the option is on, the information in the tool window is synchronized with your navigation in the editor and other places in the UI.|
|Click this icon to show the font size slider. Move the slider to increase or decrease the font size in the quick documentation window as required.|