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Executing IntelliJ actions with IdeaVim

#productivity #intellij #vim thursday, september 30, 2021

I’ve been showing some tips on how to use IntelliJ more effectively, before. In this video, we’ll see how to trigger IntelliJ IDE actions using the IdeaVim environment, to save ourselves a few hand movements and be even more productive:

 

 

You can trigger IDE actions using the leader key as follows:

nmap <leader>h <action>(PreviousTab)
nmap <leader>l <action>(NextTab)
nmap <leader>i <action>(Generate)
...

You can see a full list of all actions with :actionlist, as shown here.

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