Tips & Tricks

Finding Spring Beans Quickly

You can quickly find Spring Beans in your context files: simply press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+N (or invoke Symbol command from the Go To menu) and start typing a bean name — IntelliJ IDEA will find it for you in no time.

For example:

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    Scott Wells says:

    March 30, 2009

    What version of IDEA supports this? I’ve tried this under 7.0 and Go To Symbol doesn’t list beans with that name, only member variables, class variables, methods, etc. I have Spring facets configured and can navigate within application context files properly.

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    Scott Wells says:

    March 30, 2009

    Okay, I downloaded an eval of 8.1 and it works with our project, so I’m assuming this is an 8.x feature that didn’t exist in 7.x. Guess I’ll have to wait until we upgrade!

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