My project contains a class with a private constructor, five getter methods, and an override of toString(). I have configured a Method filter to exclude toString methods. In Metrics in the Cloverage tool window, the value of the Methods metric is 7. In the editor window, the toString method is shown in a grey colour.
Why isn't the value of this metric 6?
Another thing I've noticed is that, after I run all the unit tests in the module that contains my class using a JUnit run configuration, the value of the Methods metric changes to 6. If I then click on the Refresh Coverage button in the Cloverage tool window, the value changes to 7.
Environment: Windows 7 Professional SP1, IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, Clover plugin version: idea-4.1.1.v20151207000000
Thank you very much for providing code sample. I reproduced the problem. After configuring the method context filter in IDEA, I can see that toString method is excluded in the source view, but not excluded in metrics. It also does not use method filters when exporting it to HTML report. I reported an issue here:
The project is a Maven project and we also use the Maven Clover plugin to check test coverage and generate a test coverage report. In the Maven report, the value of the Methods metric is 6 and not 7, which is why I started looking into this.
The class is ...
public enum EditedOperandEnum implements ValuedEnum<String>
LT( "LT", "<" ),
LE( "LE", "<=" ),
EQ( "EQ", "=" ),
GE( "GE", ">=" ),
GT( "GT", ">" );
/** Default Valued Enumeration */
private static final EditedOperandEnum mDefault = GE;
/** Valued Enumeration Value */
private final String mValue;
/** Valued Enumeration Label */
private final String mLabel;
private EditedOperandEnum( final String value, final String label )
mValue = value;
mLabel = label;
public String getLabel()
public String getName()
public int getOrdinal()
public String getValue()
public boolean isDefault()
public String toString()
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