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Creating Pure Python Project

Pure Python projects are intended for pure Python programming.

To create an empty project

  1. Do one of the following:

    • On the main menu, choose File | New Project

    • On the Welcome screen, click Create New Project

    New Project dialog box opens.

  2. In the New Project dialog box, click Pure Python in the Project type section. Specify the project location and interpreter.

    Creating a new project
  3. Next, click Expand the node to expand the Project Interpreter node, and select the new environment or existing interpreter, by clicking the corresponding radio-button. The following steps depend on your choice:

    • New environment using: if this option has been selected, choose the tool to be used to create a virtual environment. To do that, click the drop-down list and choose Virtualenv, Pipenv, or Conda.

      Next, specify the location and base interpreter of the new virtual environment. If necessary, click the Inherit global site-packages and Make available to all projects check boxes.

    • Existing interpreter: if this option has been selected, choose the desired interpreter from the drop-down list, or (if the desired interpreter is not found), click Open and choose the interpreter. See Configuring Python Interpreter for details.

Once you created a project, you can proceed with configuring the project structure.

Last modified: 27 February 2019

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