.js files already in your project and/or for those located outside project root directory.
1. Open “Project Structure” dialog and choose “Global Libraries”.
3. Specify your library name in the “Name” field.
Now you are ready to add files to the library. If you have a preloaded debug version, you can add it by clicking “Attach Debug Version…” button and choosing a
If you choose a directory after clicking, for example, “Add Debug Versions From…”, Intellij IDEA will automatically scan this directory for uncompressed
.js files located in a single directory.
The below example shows code completion from jQuery library containing a jquery-1.4.4.js library file.
“Download Library” Intention
There is even an easier way to create a library containing just one
Assuming that jQuery library hasn’t been defined yet, you can move the caret to “http://code.jquery.com/…” string, press [Alt]+[Enter] and choose “Download Library” from the list of available intentions:
It may take a while before the library is downloaded but eventually you will see the message “Successfully downloaded http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.4.3.js”. If you open Project Settings, the library will be already there, in Global Libraries section:
The downloaded file is stored in your local file system for code completion and navigation to work.
Narrowing Down Completion Variants by Defining a Library Scope
I have created 3 libraries for my example below: jquery-1.4.3, jcrop and thickbox:
The described library mappings are stored at project level in a separate project configuration file.
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