Highlighting Word Doesn't Display Usages


PhpStorm always used to highlight usages when I double clicked (highlighted) a word. Now, it just stopped doing that, and I don't know how to re-enable the feature.

"Find" or "Highlight Usages in File" work fine, but I'd rather just double click on a word to reveal this like before.

How might I get this feature back?



Usually you need simply to place a caret at a variable, method or class name to get all instances highlighted.

Try to run File > Invalidate Caches/Restart > Invalidate and Restart and check if this will work as expected afterwards.


I finally figured this out. It was a plugin called BrowseWordAtCaret that highlighted usages by just selected a string. For some reason this plugin was disabled. Enabling it brought back the functionality.


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