Check external linter settings
To check which linter is enabled and whether it runs on the fly, hover over the linter widget in the status bar:
To make changes, click the widget. It will open external linter settings.
Configure Cargo Check or Clippy calls
Select the preferred external linter and provide additional commands if required:
Set the Run external linter on the fly checkbox if you prefer the chosen linter to work as you type.
Run external linter
Before proceeding, check whether on-the-fly analysis is turned on or off.
If on-the-fly analysis is turned on, you don't need to trigger the linter – it is already running in the background.
If on-the-fly analysis is turned off, to call the linter, open the Cargo tool window ( ) and click .
Information about detected issues will appear in the Problems tool window, together with inspection results.