Usability when moving classes with the mouse

Hello there

When browsing with the mouse through the project in project window we often face the problem that IDEA thinks we want to move (in terms of refactoring) a class or a package (etc.). That's quite annoying.
Is it possible to change the sensibility for refactoring using the mouse?
Or is it possible to change that behaviour in terms of adding a alternative key for moving with the mouse? For example, for moving with mouse you have to press the ALT key.


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What is your IDEA version?  The trouble with "drag to itself" has been fixed recently (
Is it your problem?

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I use version 12.1.2. No, that's not my problem. My problem is more that I unintentionally move classes at all.
My problem is that I don't want to move classes, but while moving around in the project view and clicking some nodes to open or close them I unintentionally drag them. That's not a bug in the refactoring mechanism. It's more the sensibility of the dragging.

Do you know what I mean or is my try for explain unclear :-)

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Vassiliy: looks like the epic

Maybe related changes can help. Just notice that "TeamCity Changes" do not relfect the final Max's fix.


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Yes, IDEA-90194 is exactly my and my colleagues problem. I vote for Vassiliy's proposal:

new option into Settings-> Appearance -> UI Options (Drag-n-Drop with ALT pressed only)


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