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Bug 267375 - Please add feature to peek/view definitions inline
Summary: Please add feature to peek/view definitions inline
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Navigation (show other bugs)
Version: 8.1
Hardware: PC Other
: P3 normal (vote)
Assignee: Milutin Kristofic
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-08-01 08:30 UTC by Christian Lenz
Modified: 2016-10-27 12:37 UTC (History)
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Description Christian Lenz 2016-08-01 08:30:46 UTC
In visual studio there is a feature called "peek to definition (alt + F12), see here the result: (Scroll to peek to definition). This feature shows you the definition of a symbol/method/whatever right inside in a small inline window inside the current editor. The same is available in IntelliJ called view definition: This feature would be very handy and cool to have it in netbeans so that you not have to go to the definition without switching the context. You will be in the exact same context as before and you will not leaving it.


Comment 1 Christian Lenz 2016-10-27 12:36:33 UTC
Same was implemnented in visual studio code:
Comment 2 Christian Lenz 2016-10-27 12:37:18 UTC
And in brackets too: but only for CSS inside html, to not only view the definition, you can change it right inside it too.