Tag Archives: Editor

The Backspace Key Gets Smarter in IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP

If you haven’t tried IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP yet, we hope this sneak peek will convince you to, because it keeps getting better and better! One of current EAP highlights is smarter Backspace key behavior: it doesn’t just remove indents … Continue reading

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30 Days with IntelliJ IDEA. Editor Basics

As you remember last week we announced the plans to publish articles from the 30-day guide on getting started with IntelliJ IDEA. The first article was about the user interface. Today we would like to share with you one more … Continue reading

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Groovy support improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

Here I would like to tell you about some of the Groovy language support improvements available in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1. Unused Symbol Highlighting If a class, method or property is unused even if it is in fact public, you may … Continue reading

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Custom code folding regions in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

This is a cross-post from WebStorm & PhpStorm blog, originally posted by Rustam Vishnyakov. This long-awaited feature gives you a possibility to define your own code-folding regions with special line comments.

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Renewed File Structure in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

We know that one of the most popular ways to navigate within a file is File Structure popup. We’ve recently redesigned it to make the navigation more comfortable. New File Structure is tree-based and shows everything in your file when … Continue reading

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New in 11: Javadoc editing improvements

Recently I realized that javadoc editing may be easily improved by introducing some handy little features. After using them for a couple of days, I can say they are cool, so, it’s time to share them with you. And you can try … Continue reading

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In-place Replace in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5

Hi everyone! Long time ago IntelliJ IDEA got a face-lift for Find functionality where the old Find dialog was replaced with the editor’s toolbar. Now we’re introducing a similar, more comfortable and less modal Replace. A planned killer is that … Continue reading

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New in 10.5: Highlighting of HTML tag tree

Recently we’ve added a new code highlighting feature that should make it easier to work with big and complex HTML files, with deep nested tags structure: Please note that highlighting is only activated when there is more than one tag … Continue reading

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Custom file types in IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA is a great IDE for Java, Groovy, Flex, Python, Ruby and many other languages. The text editor with camel-hump completion, and version control support are so great that it may be hard to switch to another editor which … Continue reading

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Full-featured IntelliJ IDEA Editor for Injected Language Fragments

You probably know about IntelliJ IDEA’s language injection feature. Right? IntelliJ IDEA X takes it even further. Now you can edit fragments of code injected in literals in a designated full featured editor with all your changes immediately reflected in … Continue reading

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