Useful IntelliJ IDEA Features¶
intaQt Studio is based on IntelliJ IDEA, which has a comprehensive online documentation. These provide extensive information about the IDE, including its features, navigation, settings & preferences, and non-intaQt specific troubleshooting.
When using intaQt Studio, the IntelliJ IDEA features mentioned below are particularly useful: Keyboard Shortcuts and the Version Control built-in.
The following shortcuts are commonly used when managing test cases.
These shortcuts work with standard English keyboards. For other languages, the shortcuts may be different.
-in the Mac OS column indicates that it uses the same keyboard shortcut as Windows/Linux.
|Features, Navigation, Settings&Preferences||Windows/Linux||Mac OS||Function|
||-||brings up a window with a search field|
||-||brings a window that searches for filenames and content within the folder selected in the project tree window|
|Toggle Line Comment||
||comments/un-comments out the line(s)|
|Refactor Variable Names||Click on the the variable and then
||-||refactors the variable names|
|Move Line(s) of Text||
||moves the selected line(s) of text|
|Go to Step Definition||Select the step in the Feature File, then
||brings up the Stepdef where it has been defined|
||-||triggers a list of available steps|
|Document Stepdef/View Documentation||
||shows Stepdef documentation of the selected step when in a Feature File. This shortcut is also used to create/edit documentation for the Stepdef itself|
For more information: Keyboard Shortcuts and Mouse Reference
IntelliJ IDEA's version control feature, which is available in intaQt Studio, can be enabled with various version control systems. This allows for commonly-used tasks (such as
git commit or
git push) to be performed from within intaQt Studio. Additionally, the version control feature also shows side-by-side diffs of selected commits, provides a
gitlog diagram, and lists file histories.
For more information: Version Control with IntelliJ IDEA