Now, in the recent 2.0 build, you can open a Web page with API documentation for an external library class or function at caret position by pressing Shift+F1. This works for the following frameworks:
- jQuery/jQuery UI
Yahoo UI 3.x
Now if you click “Specify…” button, you will get the following dialog:
The IDE automatically detects jQuery framework and substitutes the API documentation link for it. Just click “OK” without modifying anything.
Please note: although you have a possibility to specify another URL, automatic navigation to jQuery API pages will work only for the initial link http://api.jquery.com because there is no guarantee that another URL refers to a similarly structured documentation.
If you press Shift+F1, the following page will be brought up in your Web browser:
If you find out that a framework you are working with is missing from the list in the beginning of this post, you can submit a feature request to YouTrack issue tracking system. Note also that if you have several libraries defining equally named symbols (functions and etc.), you may need to press Ctrl+Q first to open a documentation window, select the right symbol to navigate to and click to open a corresponding API Web page.
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