IntelliJ IDEA Releases

IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2.1 Is Available

Our first bug-fix release for IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 is here! It both addresses a variety of issues and adds basic support for Java 17.

Don’t hesitate to get the new version, either from inside the IDE, with the Toolbox App, or by using snaps for Ubuntu. It is also available for download from our website.

Here is a list of the most significant fixes included in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2.1:

  • Fixed the behavior of the Ctrl+Shift+←/→ shortcuts: they now correctly extend the text selection before or after the caret. [IDEA-267294]
  • Fixed the issues causing the file type setting to be reset when the IDE restarted. [IDEA-274889]
  • Fixed Maven multi-module recognition in WSL 2. [IDEA-265900]
  • Fixed the Run/Debug Configuration issue: when you click the Run button, the IDE runs the configuration selected in the combo box. [IDEA-244454]
  • Fixed several shortcut issues in the IntelliJ IDEA terminal. [IDEA-271542], [IDEA-271777], [IDEA-274574]
  • Fixed the problem causing the IDE to freeze when opening a project from WSL 2. [IDEA-273398]
  • Fixed the problem causing the JPA Buddy plugin to be deleted upon upgrading to the latest version. [IDEA-270342]
  • Fixed Find Action to correctly search for queries typed in English even if you are using a localized version. [IDEA-250323]
  • Fixed the issue causing the title not to change in the Diff window when moving between files. [IDEA-272366]
  • Fixed the layout of the Migrating plugins dialog. [IDEA-241905]
  • Returned the Update Running Application button to the Debug window. [IDEA-274540]
  • Fixed a collection of code analysis issues. [IDEA-273752]
  • Fixed the problem causing the IDE to hang when importing Gradle projects. [IDEA-274022]

For the full list of issues we’ve addressed, take a look at the release notes. If there are any issues that this release doesn’t resolve, please report them to our issue tracker.

Happy developing!

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