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Installing, Uninstalling and Reloading Interpreter Paths

Introduction

PyCharm makes it possible to add paths to the selected interpreter. In doing so, these paths will be added to the environment varaible PYTHONPATH. Also, PyCharm will index these paths and (potentially) resolve the objects of the code (for example, imports of packages)

Viewing interpreter paths

To view the interpreter paths

  1. In the Project Interpreter page of the project settings, click cogwheel framed button.
  2. In the drop-down list, click Show all.... The available interpreters show up in the Project Interpreters dialog.
  3. Select the desired interpreter.
  4. In the toolbar of the Project Interpreters dialog box, click the button icon show paths. The existing paths of the selected interpreter show up in the Interpreter Paths dialog box.

Adding interpreter paths

To add an interpreter path

  1. In the toolbar of the Interpreter Paths dialog box, click add.
  2. Choose the desired path in the Select Path dialog.

Removing interpreter paths

To delete interpreter paths

  1. Select the paths to be deleted.
  2. In the toolbar of the Interpreter Paths dialog box, click delete.

    The removed paths remain in the list with the note "removed by user".

Reloading interpreter paths

To reload interpreter paths

Last modified: 11 January 2018

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