Is a kind of such plugin available?

Is a kind of such plugin which can make copying file outside idea into idea come true just like eclipse?I need it very much.

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i don't understand what plugin you want
but maybe remote synchronizer will do?
http://plugins.intellij.net/plugin/?id=20

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Is that not clear? I mean copy files from windows into idea,just like eclipse. Have you used eclipse?In eclipse pressing ctrl+v can paste files copied  outside .That's very convient

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no it's not

you won't ever copy files "from windows to idea", they'll always be on your filesystem.

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Maybe because my English is poor,I mean copy files from windows into project folders when I press ctrl+c to copy files outside and press ctrl+v inside idea that can be done.You got it????

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So you are asking to copy a file in Windows Explorer from say C:\foo and then in IDEA paste it, via the project tool window, into say C:\dev\myProject\src\com\eample\package?

In IDEA 9 (Maia EAPs) this can be done via mouse action (no plugin needed), but not a key board shortcut as far as I know.

From the help page "Dragging and Dropping Files Between IntelliJ IDEA and Explorer/Finder" (IntelliJ IDEA /  Getting Started with IntelliJ IDEA /  Familiarize Yourself with IntelliJ IDEA Editor /  Dragging and Dropping Files Between IntelliJ IDEA and Explorer/Finder)

The possibility to drag and drop files between IntelliJ IDEA and the native file managers (Explorer on Windows, or Finder on Mac) lets you:
     - Open any file for editing, by dragging it from a file manager to the editor.
    - Move (drag) or copy (Ctrl+drag) a file from the file manager to a folder in the Project tool window.
    - Move (drag) or copy (Ctrl+drag) a file from the Project tool window to a folder in the file manager.

This is new in 9 and cannot be done in 8.

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Yes I mean that exactly.But I fail to drag files into idea project folder in idea 9.0M1.And I didn't find related help info you metioned .Shall I download a latest eap?

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Sounds like it was not in 9.0M1. It is in the current EAP release (10666). I do seem to recall it was added fairly recently. So you'll likely want to download it if this feature is important to you. (Or wait until 9 is release in a couple of months). I have found 10666 to be a very stable build. Being EAP, it still has some rough edges, but overall its in good shape.

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Draging into idea is successful in 10666 but it's still not convenient as pressing ctrl+v directly.Hope it implemented in the future version.

Thank all of you.

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it's worth noting they do not at all accomplish the same thing :
- the new feature idea supports (dragging a file in the editor) allows you to edit that file in idea and i love it
- what you're asking for is actually copying the file from a place to another one

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Thibaut wrote:

it's worth noting they do not at all accomplish the same thing :
- the new feature idea supports (dragging a file in the editor) allows you to edit that file in idea and i love it
- what you're asking for is actually copying the file from a place to another one

Hi Thibaut,

IDEA (Maia) can actually do both. As noted in the except of the help document I pasted above, if you drag the file to the editor, you will edit the file in its current file system location as you indicate. However, if you drag it to the Project tool window, you can either copy or move it there to a new location (within your project's file tree).And it let's you go the other way, moving or copying a file
from IDEA to the OS file system.

fxbird : I agree that being able to use ctrl-V would be nice. I'm not sure of JetBrains' plans tro implement. Hopefully someone from JetBrains can let us know if this is planned.

Regards,
Mark
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Thanks for pointing that out Mark, although I did notice (and enjoy using) the "edit that out of project file", I didn't notice the copy/Move thing.

I'll try it on occasion, but it's not something I remember missing anyway

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