RubyMine supports the Liquid template language and includes the following capabilities:
Syntax and error highlighting
Auto-closing of the curly brace delimiters
Commenting/uncommenting lines and blocks of code with Ctrl+// Ctrl+Shift+/
Live templates (code snippets)
Install and enable the Liquid plugin
Before working with the Liquid template language in RubyMine, make sure that the Liquid plugin is installed and enabled.
Supported file types
RubyMine supports Liquid syntax for the following file types:
*.liquid files (processed as HTML files with Liquid code)
*.html.liquid, *.md.liquid, *.css.liquid, and so on
Create a Liquid file
To create a new Liquid file in RubyMine, follow the steps below:
Open the Project view Alt+1 and select the desired directory.
From the main menu, select Liquid File in the New list.. As an alternative, press Alt+Insert and select
Specify the filename and press Enter.
You can use live templates to insert Liquid code constructs into your code, such as
assign tags, and so on.
Expand a live template
To expand a live template, type the corresponding template abbreviation and press Tab. Let's see how to insert the
if block using the predefined
In a Liquid file, type
ifand press Tab.
Specify the required condition and press Tab to move to the next statement.
Type the desired code for the specified condition.
Configure live templates
To configure Liquid-specific live templates:
Open Settings/Preferences Ctrl+Alt+S.
Go to the Editor | Live Templates page and select the desired template in the Liquid group. You can learn how to configure live templates from Live template settings.
Configure code style settings
To customize code style settings for Liquid:
- Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Code Style | Liquid.
Configure syntax highlighting
You can configure Liquid-aware syntax highlighting according to your preferences and habits.
In the Settings/Preferences dialog Ctrl+Alt+S, go to .
Select the color scheme, accept the highlighting settings inherited from the defaults or customize them as described in Configure colors and fonts.