IntelliJ Settings

IntelliJ Idea is best Java development environment out there. It can be an IDE or a text editor—configure it however you wish because whatever you do it will be simple. At its simplest you only need 4 settings to make it better out of the box:

  • Right margin (columns): 80
  • Editor tabs: 100
  • Show line numbers: true
  • Appearance Theme: IDEA (4.5)
  • Key-map:
    • Emacs
    • Project Toolbar: M:1
    • Structure Toolbar: M:2
    • Changes Toolbar: M:3
  • Font: DejaVu Sans Mono 12