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Increase console output size in Intellij idea

I’ve found that in the eighth release of idea IDE, the “Limit Run/Debug Console Output” setting is gone so actually the only way for increasing the console output size is to set the idea.cycle.buffer.size value in idea.properties.

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  1. August 3, 2011 at 7:27 am

    Thanks, Germano! This tip is still helpful for IntelliJ IDEA 10.5.

    • germanogiudici
      August 30, 2011 at 2:16 pm

      Thanks Vadim, i’ll update the tip’s title…

  2. October 11, 2011 at 4:29 am

    Bravo! Truncated console output has been causing me problems for some time, but, to my amazement, I couldn’t find any setting to regulate it in the IntelliJ IDEA interface, nor any mention of such a setting in its help. Until the JetBrains folks have the good sense to restore this setting to the GUI, your tip is indispensable.

  3. stefanhendriks
    October 20, 2011 at 8:26 am

    Thanks a lot. I always found the console way too limiting. And easily increasing it through Settings is just impossible. I wonder why, its such a (much used) feature imo.

  4. K
    December 21, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    In Idea 11, this appears to have moved into the Info.plist fie

    IntelliJ IDEA 11.app/Contents

    There’s already a value assigned, so don’t create a new entry.

    • germanogiudici
      December 24, 2011 at 1:54 pm

      in my installation ( 11 under linux) it seems the tip is still valid.
      I haven’t found the info.plist file… Where is it?

      • K
        December 24, 2011 at 4:00 pm

        Ah, I should have been specific — I’m talking about Idea on OSX.

        The file is here: IntelliJ IDEA 11.app/Contents/Info.plist

        I can’t find a file called idea.properties anywhere…

  5. germanogiudici
    December 24, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    I should have been more specific me too, thank you for your reply.

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