Reset Cover Plugin settings

To reset Cover Plugin to its default settings, simply delete the existing plugin settings files. File names and locations are detailed below. Once settings files have been deleted, restart IntelliJ to apply the changes.

General settings

General Cover Plugin settings files are stored in your IntelliJ profile directory - the default location is dependent on your OS and IntelliJ edition/version. Once the settings files have been deleted, restart the IntelliJ IDE.

IntelliJ Community Edition:

  • Windows: %APPDATA%\JetBrains\Roaming\IdealC(version)

  • Linux: ~/.config/JetBrains/IdealC(version)

  • MacOS: ~/Library/Application Support/JetBrains/IdealC(version)

IntelliJ Developer Edition:

  • Windows: %APPDATA%\JetBrains\IntelliJIdea(version)

  • Linux: ~/.config/JetBrains/IntelliJIdea(version)

  • MacOS: ~/Library/Application Support/JetBrains/IntelliJIdea(version)

Locate and delete the following settings files (if present) in the /options directory:

  • CoverAnalyticsInstallationID.xml

  • CoverSettingsConfig.xml

  • CoverTirIndexes.xml

  • coverVersions.xml

Project settings

To remove any project specific settings:

  1. Open the project in the IntelliJ IDE and navigate to .idea folder in the project.

  2. Delete the CoverSettingsProjectConfig.xml file, if present.

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