Best of Bookmarks and Favorites

I tend to use bookmarks a lot, but only every for a single task at hand.

Currently however I work on a large, existing code base that is new to me and I'd like to set some more durable pointers to specific parts of code.
I tried to give the Favorites feature a shot.

Ultimately neither Bookmarks nor Favorites can really do what I need.

Advantages of Favorites:
- Multiple lists possible
- Dedicated toolwindow

Advantages of Bookmarks:
- Remember specific lines in a file
- Keyboard shortcuts available out of the box
- more lightweight to work with

Can we have the best of both worlds, please?

- Pointers to exact lines
- editable names
- multiple lists
- keyboard shortcuts
- both a quick popup and a toolwindow (much like we have the Structure toolwindow and the Structure popup)

In fact when I searched in YouTrack, I found several similar or related requests, so this seems to be a common whish.

http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEABKL-3714
http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-84340
http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-92307

Please comment and vote!

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Looks like http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEABKL-6477

On 10/25/2012 2:09 PM, Stephen Friedrich wrote:

I tend to use bookmarks a lot, but only every for a single task at hand.

>

Currently however I work on a large, existing code base that is new to me and I'd like to set some more durable pointers to specific parts of code.
I tried to give the Favorites feature a shot.

>

Ultimately neither Bookmarks nor Favorites can really do what I need.

>

Advantages of Favorites:
- Multiple lists possible
- Dedicated toolwindow

>

Advantages of Bookmarks:
- Remember specific lines in a file
- Keyboard shortcuts available out of the box
- more lightweight to work with

>

Can we have the best of both worlds, please?

>

- Pointers to exact lines
- editable names
- multiple lists
- keyboard shortcuts
- both a quick popup and a toolwindow (much like we have the Structure toolwindow and the Structure popup)

>

In fact when I searched in YouTrack, I found several similar or related requests, so this seems to be a common whish.

>

http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEABKL-3714
http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-84340
http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-92307

>

Please comment and vote!

>

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