I think the IDEA Inspections is probably the 2nd defining feature of
IntelliJ after refactoring. The out-of-the-box automatic hilighting
in the editor provides an instant value to first time users, and the
quickfixes is a wow factor.
I esp. like the different ways to view and fix the problems. You can
fix an individual problem with keyboard frindly ALT+ENTER, or you can hit
ALTSHIFTI to Inspect Code with the Editor Settings profile to see all the
problems found for the current file in the Inspection Results tree panel where
you can apply quick fixes for a groups of problems in one click. Or you can
invoke Analyze|Inspect Code to inspect all code in a package or the entire
I have filed some Jira requests for some useability problems and enhancements.
Now I have combed through the Jira database and found many other great ideas
that others filed.
I am going to summarize ideas for improvement of Inspection UI (Analyze|Inspect
Code, Errors Settings panel, Inspection Res