You’ll be happy to know that with the release of IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.2 your favorite IDEA just got even better.
If you’re running IntelliJ IDEA 14.1, you can update automatically from the IDE by clicking Check for Updates, and then Update and Restart., or otherwise just download and install it manually.
Among bugfixes the update brings a new feature: the new IntelliSort button in the Log viewer for Git and Mercurial. When enabled, it provides a more convenient way to view merges by displaying the incoming commits first, directly below the merge commit:
As an added bonus the graph becomes more linear and straightforward.
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