I am currently trying to figure out all the functions that my IDE has, and I have come across a predefined folder when I create a project that is called ‘scratches and consoles’.
The IDE only allows me to create Scratch Files but I don´t know what that kind of file is and what Is its purpose. Could someone give me a hand with this?
It’s something like temporary notes with ability to highlight/format your code.
Sometimes you may need to create temporary notes or draft up some code outside of the project context. Instead of switching to a different application for this purpose, you can use scratch files and scratch buffers.
You can read more about it at JetBrains – Scratch files.