IntelliJ is a JAVA integrated development environment project. How will we increase productivity with our assets i.e IntelliJ is a question to be asked? Well the simple answer is by learning its shortcuts.

We bifurcated the above shortcuts into various sections like General, Search and Replace, Productivity, editing, Navigation and many more. The reason behind this bifurcation was to help you learn faster and better. You can also check out Firefox Shortcuts which too has been divided into sections to help you learn at a great pace.

General Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Open corresponding tool window Alt + 0…9
Save all Ctrl + S
Synchronize Ctrl + Alt + V
Toggle maximizing editor Ctrl + Shift + F12
Add to Favorites Alt + Shift + F
Inspect current file Alt + Shift + I
Quick switch current scheme Ctrl + ‘
Open settings dialog Ctrl + Alt + S
Open Project Structure dialog Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S
Find action Ctrl + Shift + A
Create new scratch file Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Insert

Search and Replace Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Search everywhere Double Shift
Find Ctrl + F
Find next F3
Find previous Shift + F3
Replace Ctrl + R
Find in path Ctrl + Shift + F
Replace in path Ctrl + Shift + R
Search structurally Ctrl + Shift + S
Replace Structurally Ctrl + Shift + M

Compile and Run Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Make Project Ctrl + F9
Compile selected file Ctrl + Shift + F9
Select configuration and run Alt + Shift + F10
Select configuration and debug Alt + Shift + F9
Run Shift + F10
Debug Shift + F9
Run context configuration from editor Ctrl + Shift + F10

Productivity Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
To quickly open any class Ctrl + N
To quickly open any file Ctrl + Shift + N
Toggle tools Ctrl + Shift + F12
Code completion Ctrl + Space

Debugging Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Commit project to VCS Ctrl + K
Update project from VCS Ctrl + T
View recent changes Alt + Shift + C
VCS quick popup Alt + ‘
Step over F8
Step into F7
Smart step into Shift + F7
Step out Shift + F8
Run to cursor Alt + F9
Evaluate expression Alt + F8
Resume program F9
Toggle breakpoint Ctrl + F8
View breakpoints Ctrl + Shift + F8

Editing Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Basic code completion Ctrl + Space
Smart code completion Ctrl + Shift + Space
Complete statement Ctrl + Shift + Enter
Parameter info Ctrl + P
Quick documentation lookup Ctrl + Q
External Doc Shift + F1
Brief info Ctrl + Mouse over code
Show descriptions of error Ctrl + F1
Generate code Alt + Insert
Override methods Ctrl + O
Implement methods Ctrl + I
Surround with Ctrl + Alt + T
Comment/uncomment with line comment Ctrl + /
Comment/uncomment with block comment Ctrl + Shift + /
Select successively increasing code blocks Ctrl + W
Decrease current selection to previous state Ctrl + Shift + W
Context info Alt + Q
Show intention actions and quick-fixes Alt + Enter
Reformat code Ctrl + Alt + L
Optimize imports Ctrl + Alt + O
Auto indent lines Ctrl + Alt + I
Indent selected lines Tab
Unindent selected lines Shift + Tab
Cut Ctrl + X
Selected block to clipboard Shift + Delete
Copy Ctrl + C
Selected block to clipboard Ctrl + Insert
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste from recent buffers Ctrl + Shift + V
Create Duplicate Ctrl + D
Delete line at caret Ctrl + Y
Smart line join Ctrl + Shift + J
Smart line split Ctrl + Enter
Start new line Shift + Enter
Toggle case for word at caret Ctrl + Shift + U
Select till code block end Ctrl + Shift + ]
Select till code block start Ctrl + Shift + [
Delete to word end Ctrl + Delete
Delete to word start Ctrl + Backspace
Expand code block Ctrl + +
Collapse code block Ctrl + –
Expand all Ctrl + Shift + +
Collapse all Ctrl + Shift + –
Close active editor tab Ctrl +F4
Find usages Alt + F7
Find usages in file Ctrl + F7
Highlight usages in file Ctrl + Shift + F7
Show usages Ctrl + Alt + F7
Move F6
Safe Delete Alt + Delete
Safe Delete Alt + Delete
Rename Shift + F6
Change Signature Ctrl + F6
Inline Ctrl + Alt + N
Extract method Ctrl + Alt + M
Extract variable Ctrl + Alt + V
Extract field Ctrl + Alt + F
Extract constant Ctrl + Alt + C
Extract parameter Ctrl + Alt + P

Multiple Selection Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Add or Remove a selection Alt + Shift + Mouse click
Select the next occurrence Alt + J
Unselect the next occurrence Shift + Alt + J
Select all occurrence Shift + Ctrl + Alt + J
Remove all selections Esc

Navigation Shortcuts

Action Shortcuts
Go to class Ctrl + N
Go to file Ctrl + Shift + N
Go to symbol Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N
Go to next editor tab Alt + →
Go to previous editor tab Alt + ←
Go back to previous tool window F12
Go to editor Esc
Hide active or last active window Shift + Esc
Close active run tab Ctrl + Shift + F4
Go to line Ctrl + G
Recent files popup Ctrl + E
Navigate backward Ctrl + Alt + ←
Navigate forward Ctrl + Alt + →
Navigate to last edit location Ctrl + Shift + Backspace
Select current file or symbol in any view Alt + F1
Go to declaration Ctrl + B
Go to Implementation Ctrl + Alt + B
Open quick definition lookup Ctrl + Shift + I
Go to type declaration Ctrl + Shift + B
Go to super method Ctrl + U
Go to previous method Alt + ↑
Go to next method Alt + ↓
Move to code block end Ctrl + ]
Move to code start Ctrl + [
File structure popup Ctrl + F12
Type hierarchy Ctrl + H
Method hierarchy Ctrl + Shift + H
Call hierarchy Ctrl + Alt + H
Next highlighted error F2
Previous highlighted error Shift + F2
Edit source F4
View source Ctrl + Enter
Show navigation bar Alt + Home
Toggle bookmark F11
Toggle bookmark with mnemonic Ctrl + F11
Show numbered bookmark Ctrl + 0…9
Show bookmarks Shift + F11

The most amazing feature of IntelliJ shortcuts for Windows is that it has shortcut assigned to almost every actions of the software. IntelliJ for Windows has shortcuts for working with code, managing UI, integration, settings and many more. You can also download InetlliJ shortcuts for Window for future use.

Getting used to the shortcuts of IntelliJ will be difficult but it is not impossible. You will also learn the shortcuts more with the experience as well as with the help of your colleagues.

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