How to search VCS annotation authors?



I want to be able to search through all of the current lines of code that have been written by a particular person.

It seems VCS annotations shows which lines are written by who in what commit, but I'd like to search through all of these annotations for all files in my project.

I know how to get to the VCS annotations as written here:

Review changes | IntelliJ IDEA Documentation (

for example, I'd want to find all line of code in the current project I have opened in IntelliJ written by JaneDoe in the example:

thank you for your time!

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It is not possible to search through gutter annotations. 

I would say that the better approach is to use Show history for the file, and search for your name in there (e.g. with speedsearch - just start typing with the Show history tab opened).


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