GUI Designer IntelliJ 2016.2 - How to find the GUI Designer?


Hi all,

im a bit new to IntelliJ and im struggling to find the GUI Designer. I read the manual and some posts but somehow its not working for me.

Im using MacOS 10.11.5 with

IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 
Build #IU-162.1121.32, built on July 9, 2016
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JRE: 1.8.0_76-release-b216 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o

When i go to "Preferences" search for "gui designer" i find nothing. 

When i try to create a new file in my project a GUI Form is not offered in my list. 

Maybe im doing something terrible stupid and forgot to configure something at one point.

I hope that someone is able to help me here and point me in the right direction.

Many thanks in advance

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Plugin name is "UI Designer". Make sure it's  enabled:

GUI forms can be created only in Java source roots (where you can create Java Class and Package from the New menu).

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Hi Serge,

the Plugin "UI Designer" was disabled in my settings. After enabling it and restarting IntelliJ the GUI Designer is available. 

I knew it must have been something simple. Case Closed :)

Many Thanks for your help!!


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