Set IntelliJ author name in OS X Yosemite permalink

When IntelliJ auto-generates comments, the out-of-the-box configuration dumps your OSX username out in the comment:

/**
 * Created by joeusername on 01/01/1970.
 */

Although most people can probably guess what my username is, I don’t like broadcasting it when it can be avoided. In order to change the value in the auto-generated code, update the idea.vmoptions file. For OS X Yosemite and IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate 14, this file is located at /Applications/IntelliJ IDEA 14.app/Contents/bin/idea.vmoptions.

Simply add the line -Duser.name=<your name> to the end of the file - for example:

echo "-Duser.name=Rob Mills" >> /Applications/IntelliJ IDEA 14.app/Contents/bin/idea.vmoptions

And if you’ve ever looked at my code, you’ll know that I like to follow the Spring Code Format. They’ve got a handy formatter file for your favorite IDE, but that formatter doesn’t typically help with the auto-generated stuff like comments at the start of a Java class. To do it, update the ActionScript File Header in the IntelliJ preferences located at Editor > File and Code Templates > Includes > ActionScript File Header:

/**
 * @author ${USER}
 * @version 1.0
 * @since 
 */

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