How to Open Projects as Tabs in Current Window on macOS IntelliJ
How can we open projects as tabs in the current window on macOS IntelliJ?
By default, projects will open as a tab in IntelliJ when in full screen.
What if we want to open projects as tabs even when we’re not in full screen?
1. macOS General Settings (Prefer Tabs)
First, we’ll need to change some General settings.
- Open Spotlight:
⌘ + spacebar
- Search for General:
- In the
Prefer Tabssection, change from
in full screento
2. IntelliJ Preferences (Current Window)
Next, we’ll have to modify some IntelliJ preferences.
- Open Preferences:
⌘ + ,or
- Go to
Appearance & Behavior→
Project, open projects in
Now, projects will automatically open as tabs.