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IntelliJ Navigation Shortcuts You Need to Know

#productivity #intellij monday, february 06, 2023

In this video, I’m showing IntelliJ navigation shortcuts that you need to know as Java developer. Just with a handful of shortcuts, we can reach the point where we don’t have to touch the mouse anymore in our usual workflow, and thus increase the focus and reduce friction.



Navigation Shortcuts

Ctrl+B or ⌘ BGo to declaration / usage
Ctrl+Alt+B or ⌥ ⌘ BGo to implementations
Ctrl+U or ⌘ UGo to super method
Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right or ⌘ [ / ]  Go back / forward
Ctrl+N or ⌘ OGo to class
Ctrl+Shift+N or ⇧ ⌘ OGo to file
Shift+ShiftFind all
Alt+1 or ⌘ 1Project view
EscFocus editor
Alt+F1+Enter or ⌥ F1Jump to file in project view
Alt+Left/Right or ⇧ ⌘ ] / [ Switch open editor tabs


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