Java JDK External Documentation on Mac OSX

I was fully expecting IntelliJ CE to have this supported out of the box, however it didn't seem to be the case.  Perhaps it's additional in the ultimate edition, I don't know (yet).  I was able to follow the directions on in order to get this to work.

For posterity, I've copied in the directions that worked here as well:

Chris Williams said:

I had to combine the responses I got to this point and add a few extra details so I'm answering my own question.

  1. I had to login to Apple's Developer Downloads
  2. Select "Downloads" under "Browse" and then "Java" under "Downloads".
  3. Download and install "Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3 Developer Package".
  4. In IntelliJ, open File -> Project Structure.
  5. Click on "SDKs" under "Platform Settings" and look at the "Documentation Paths" tab.
  6. Add the following paths (the path may be different based on which JDK you're using):
    /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0_22-b04-307.jdk/Contents/Home/docs.jar!/docs/api /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0_22-b04-307.jdk/Contents/Home/appledocs.jar!/appledoc/api

  7. Add the following path under the Sourcepath tab:

Thanks, @Yishai for the download location and @Gareth Davis for the location of the documentation after installing.

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