Permanent Function Keys in IntelliJ MacBook Pro w/ Touchbar

Georg Apitz
Mar 13, 2017 · 1 min read

One of the challenges of the new MacBook Pro with the touchbar for coding in IntelliJ is that it doesn’t show the function keys automatically.

Here are some quick instructions to enable that.

  • Open up System Preferences > Keyboard
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  • Select Shortcuts
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  • Add IntelliJ under Function Keys
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Voilá, you got function keys active when IntelliJ is in focus.

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