IntellijIDEA Section Index
How do you turn off the use of CommandLineWrapper so that IntelliJ will include all your JAR files on the command line?
To do so, open the .iws file for the project and look for the line setting the dynamic.classpath property to true: <property name="dynamic.classpath" value="true"/> With the project clo...more
What is refactoring ? IDEA's feature list mentions 'refactoring'. What is it and where can I learn more about it ?
"Refactoring is the process of changing a software system in such a way that it does not alter the external behavior of the code yet improves its internal structure. It is a disciplined way to cl...more
Associate file types. How can I associate .java or .jsp (or whatever) file types with IDEA in Windows?
Associate file types How can I associate .java or .jsp (or whatever) file types with IDEA in Windows?
IDEA 2.5.2 is the currently available released version. IDEA 2.6 will support JDK 1.4 as a target development JDK (IDEA still requires JDK 1.3 to run). Early Access of IDEA 3.0 is available at h...more
You can add an inspection warning that will then offer a prompt to generate. You can find the option several layers deep under Settings. Settings -> Errors -> Serialization issues -> Ser...more
Is it possible to enable mouse wheel handling with IDEA 2.5 under windows ? I known that jdk 1.3 does not handle mouse wheel, but since I've seen a mousewheel.dll file in the idea/bin directory, I'm wondering if it is possible to use it...
Mouse wheel handling Is it possible to enable mouse wheel handling with IDEA 2.5 under windows ? I known that jdk 1.3 does not handle mouse wheel, but since I've seen a mousewheel.dll file in the ...more
Is there a way to see all files in the Project view ? Our project has .gif, jpeg, .pdf, and other file types but they are not shown in the Project view. Can I instruct IDEA to show all file types ?
Next version will support it. Currently, there is no way to let IDEA show binary files in the project views.
How can I change the order of the views on the left margin ? How can I change the order of the view names displayed in the left margin (Project, Structure, Source, etc) ?
This is currently not possible. The next version of IDEA will provide a more flexible window configuration functionality.
How to upgrade IDEA? I have IDEA install on my system and I want to upgrade to a newer version while preserving my setup. What is the best way to do so ?
How to upgrade IDEA ? I have IDEA install on my system and I want to upgrade to a newer version while preserving my setup. What is the best way to do so ?
Running external tools that contains pipes ? I want to define an external tool that contains a pipe (e.g. 'find . | fgrep .java'). How do I do that ? I am running on Windows.
In the Edit Tool dialog, define the following values in the Program and Parameters text fields (the example below uses the parameter referred in the question): Program: cmd Parameters: /c fi...more
The two-panel Commander paradigm is a way of representing a hierarchy which provides the following benefits when working with the project elements:1. In contrast to the tree-mode views, the Comman...more
Can I run Tomcat under IDEA ? We are developing web applications using Jakarta Tomcat. Can we run Tomcat under IDEA ? If so, how ?
One way is to define the environment variable TOMCAT_OPTS, setting it equal to "-Xdebug -Xnoagent -Djava.compiler=NONE -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=n,address=5000" You may then ...more
What is the difference between the Project view and the Source view? What directories should I add to the Project view and which ones to the Source view?
If your project contains Java source files, then you should add root directories corresponding to the default (unnamed) packages containing those files to the sourcepath. For example if your clas...more
How can I avoid the second IDEA icon? While running IDEA on Windows, I see an additional IDEA icon in the task bar. How can I get rid of it?
To avoid the console window when running IDEA, make the following change in the idea.bat file: instead of using java.exe, use javaw.exe. Please note that running external tools or Ant scripts migh...more
As of today, IDEA supports JDK 1.4 as a target JDK for your projects. It does not work well with 1.4 being its own JDK yet. It is planned for the next version.