In the middle of an Android Studio project, you may have hundreds of different code snippets, files and Java classes. With this tutorial, you'll learn how you can quickly find Java classes and other files using several different tools within the Android Studio environment. This online video covers keyboard shortcuts and other time-saving operations to help you concentrate on building your program instead of looking for code.
…Android studio offers many tools for finding your…way through the file structure of your project.…A complete android app might contain hundreds of different files, and…finding your Java classes and other content quickly and easily is important.…Here's some tools you can use.…First try recent files.…The keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+E on windows or Cmd+E on mac.…Make sure that you've clicked on the…Editor Screen, then press the keyboard shortcut.…I've opened three files during my current session,…so I see that list over on the right.…
I can go to my main activity class,…my layout class, or to my string resource class.…I'll choose Main Activity.…Once you have a Java class, you can…easily move around within a file by pressing Ctrl+F12.…You'll see all of the items that appear in the Structure window, but…you'll see them listed in a way that lets you navigate to them easily.…So for example, in the main activity class, I can go…to my onCreate method and jump to the code I want.…
If I have more than one file open at the…
Note: This course was revised on 8/20/2014 to reflect changes in the .0.8.4 beta version of Android Studio.
- Exploring Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA
- Installing Android Studio
- Creating projects with Android Studio
- Navigating the user interface
- Designing activity layouts
- Analyzing and refactoring code
- Debugging and packaging apps
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 8/20/2014. What changed?
A: We revised this course to reflect changes to the Android Studio beta, released at the 2014 Google I/O conference. This update was recorded with Android Studio .0.8.4, which contains a new project wizard and updates to the Gradle build system. For more information about the changes in this course, check out the "What's new in this update" movie.