bookmark_borderPHPStorm – Stop those accidental tab closures!

If you’re like me, you have probably had this happen. You go to click on one of the many tabs you have open in PHPStorm, only to accidentally click the X, and close it. ARGH!

Today I found a way to alleviate that pain. You can turn off the X!

  1. Under Preferences, search forĀ Editor Tabs
  2. Locate Close button position:
  3. Set it to None

Now, to close a tab, you must either hit the keyboard shortcut, or right-click it. Either of those will be a deliberate action.

bookmark_borderLaracast: Be Awesome in PHPStorm

I just finished most of the Laracast “Be Awesome in PHPStorm”. I didn’t do the last few because the topics are beyond where I am in my learning at this point. But I’ll be back for those later.

Like any good tool, it’s always good to learn all that it can do, and PHPStorm does an amazing amount of awesome things!