for Windows and Linux
for OS X
The page is available only when the LiveEdit plugin is installed and enabled.
The plugin is bundled with PhpStorm and activated by default.
If the plugin is not activated, enable it on the Plugins page of the Settings / Preferences Dialog as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.
browser and configure the appearance of the preview.
|Highlight current element in browser on caret change||When this check box is selected, the browser highlights the area that represents the code you are
currently editing in PhpStorm.|
|Update||In this area,
configure the way changes made to the code during a debugging session are applied.
Note that an update will now be performed only if none of the modified files have any syntax errors.
Auto in (ms): Choose this option to have the changes applied automatically at certain time interval and specify the delay in ms in the text box.
This policy is not available for the client-side code of Meteor applications.
Manual: Choose this option to apply the changes manually by clicking
the Update <run configuration name> button on the toolbar of the Debug tool window.
It is recommended that you choose this option for debugging Meteor applications
because applying changes to the client-side code is not supported.
Restart if hotswap fails:
For NodeJS or Meteor applications, PhpStorm first tries to update the application incorporating the changes without
restarting the NodeJS server.
Last modified: 20 July 2016