IntelliJ IDEA 12 code completion without capitalisation

By | June 29, 2019

Question

In eclipse 4.2, I can just type:

joptionpane

and press CTRL+SPACE and it will turn into:

JOptionPane

Is there any way to do the same with intelliJ IDEA? I have tried pressing CTRL+SPACE, and ALT+/. But, for some reason it just does not work.

I would be most grateful if anyone could show me how to do this.

I am just trying out version 12 of IDEA, since some of my friends told me that it was a better IDE and had better code completion (their opinions).

Solution

You can disable the case sensitivity of the code completion in the settings menu:

File -> Settings -> Editor -> Code completion -> Case sensitive completion

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If you then type “jo” and hit TAB, it will expand to JOptionPane.

Updated screenshot for IntelliJ 15

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Update screenshot for IntelliJ 2018

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