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Refraction for Jetbrains

How to install, configure and use Refraction's Jetbrains extension.

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Written by Sara M
Updated over a week ago


Install the extension from the Jetbrains Marketplace or in Settings > Plugins in your Jetbrains IDE of choice.


  1. Get your User ID (and optionally Team ID) from the Jetbrains extension page.

  2. Open the Refraction extension settings under Tools > Refraction Settings and enter your IDs (see screenshot below).

  3. Apply the changes and start using the extension.


  1. Open a file in any supported Jetbrains editor such as PyCharm, AppCode, WebStorm, etc. A list of supported editors is maintained on the Marketplace page.

  2. Select some code.

  3. Open the command palette (Option+Enter on Mac) or right click the selected code.

  4. Select the command you want to run e.g. "Generate unit tests"

  5. Refraction will generate the code and insert it into your file.

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