The folks that have created IntelliJ have really done some nice things for those of us that use open source tools. Of course one tool we all use is CVS for source code control, and the IntelliJ/CVS integration is pretty sweet.
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The fact that IntelliJ is off-the-shelf ready to work with Ant is a great, great feature. It's also simple to configure and use.
Assuming that you already know how to use Ant, and you have a
build.xml file ready to go, just follow these steps to (a) configure your build script to run from within IntelliJ, and (b) run Ant:
Or, what to do when you want the caret here:
When I first fired up IntelliJ and started using it to edit a Java file, one of the first things I wanted to do was to be able to see line numbers within the file.
Configuring IntelliJ to show line numbers is a no-brainer. Here's how to do it:
- Select Tools | IDE Options
- Select Editor
- In the Display group, click Show line numbers
- When you're finished here, click OK
That's it. Do this and you're ready to go.