How to activate function reference ?


Is there function reference integrated ?

I mean like when i point my cursor on some php function , then I press e.g. F1 and it will show me function details (parameters, usage...) on separate page.

Is this integrated in phpstorm ?

btw: I use MAC


Hi Csaba,

Yes, there are such features implemented in PhpStorm, please check out:

  • View | Quick Documentation Lookup (for function description + parameters)
  • View | External Documentation (will only work if function phpdoc has @link tag)
  • View | Parameter Info (for parameters hint -- you must be inside function brackets () to see it working)

I'm using Windows so cannot tell you the exact Mac equivalents for keyboard shortcuts.

Also check out Help | Default Keymap Reference (which you can print and have as a desktop reference).


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