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Intelli J Idea Tricks n Tips

Switch Function key of your mac or windows machine, so that you don’t have to press function key while using F1, F2.

File Search: Cmd + Shft + O
Text search in whole project : Cmd + Shft + F
Search settings, commands : Cmd + Shft + A    ( Brahmastra )

Disable tabs. We don’t need it.
Recent files: Cmd + E.  Last accessed file, Cmd + E + Enter
Recently edited files: Cmd + Shft + E
Browse backward / forward in history: Cmd + [    OR Cmd + ]
Project Window Toggle: Alt + 1
In project window setting Autoscroll from source
Open a selected file from project window: F4
Create new file: Ctr + Alt + N
Hide all windows except Code editor:  Cmd + Shft + F12
Toggle Terminal: Cmd + F12
Find implementation of any method: Cmd + Alt + F8
Find usages: Cmd + F7   OR   Cmd + B
Remove navigation bar, from View menu.

Code Editor:
Move code up or down: Alt + Shft + Up / down
Duplicate a line : Cmd + D
Delete Line : Cmd + Delete
Reformat Code: Cmd + Alt + L
While writing json or html in the string, you can do Alt + Enter -> Inject language -> Json.  
And you will be able to create json in json editor. Same can be done for regular expressions. Once as string is marked as regular expression, you can do the validation against it.
Invoke surround with: Cmd + Alt + T. useful to add try catch block
Suggest function argument: Cmd + P
List methods: Cmd + F12
Next error in the file : F2
Run project: Ctrl + R
Debug project: Ctrl + D
Use Evaluate Expressions in debugging mode to check dynamic code changes without restarting project
Use scratch file for temporary code. It gets auto-deleted when closed


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