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Configuring Python SDK

In IntelliJ IDEA, you can define several Python SDKs.

Python SDKs can be configured on the following levels:

  • New project: selected Python SDK will be used for the new project instead of the default one.
  • Current project:
    • Platform settings: selected SDK can be used for all Python projects
    • Project:
      • Project: selected SDK will be used for the current project and all its modules
      • Module: selected SDK will be used for the current project module

      To view the list of available SDKs, choose File | Project Structure on the main menu (or click projectStructure, or press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S).

      project structure python sdks

Regardless of the level, you must configure a Python interpreter installed locally, remotely, or as a virtual environment:

For any of the available SDKs you can:

Last modified: 2 August 2018

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