Can We Save The Shelf Remotely?

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The moving of the shelf from a global location to a sub-directory in the .idea directory has caused me problems for years.

https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/206153519-How-Do-I-Move-Shelf-Back-To-The-Profile-

I recently came across a few related issues which led me to an idea for a feature.

I was travelling and so pushed my work and cloned it on my laptop. Obviously, this didn't include the shelves.

I have also started to deploy a dev environment with Terraform which also caused problems as I didn't transfer the state.

The fix for Terraform is to use remote storage: https://www.terraform.io/docs/language/state/remote.html.

This then reminded me of the IDEA feature of storing settings remotely: https://www.jetbrains.com/help/idea/sharing-your-ide-settings.html

What if we extended the remote settings feature to include synchronising the shelves?

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