File | Project Structure | Artifacts
Use the toolbar icons, context menu commands or keyboard shortcuts to manage these configurations.
To view or edit the settings for an artifact, select the artifact of interest, and use the Artifact page to the right of the selector pane.
Toolbar icons, context menu commands and shortcuts
|New||Alt+Insert||Use this icon, command or shortcut to create a new artifact configuration. Select the desired artifact type.|
|Delete||Delete||Use this icon, command or shortcut to delete the selected artifact configurations.|
|Find Usages||Alt+F7||Use this icon, command or shortcut to look for the artifact configurations in which the selected artifact is included. (An artifact can be included in other artifacts.)|
Use the Artifact page to configure the artifact layout, to define which activities should be performed after the artifact is built, and, optionally, to enable the use of server-specific validators.
General artifact settings are listed and briefly explained below. More specific settings are available on the following tabs:
Note that the set of tabs depends on the artifact type.
General artifact settings
|Name||Use this field to edit the name of the artifact configuration.|
|Type||Select the artifact type.|
Specify the path to the artifact output directory.
to select the directory in the Output Directory for Artifact dialog.
If the artifact is not going to be used on its own but only as a part of other artifacts,
the field may may be left empty.
In this case the artifact will not appear in the context menu on choosing
Build | Build Artifact and
no target will be generated for it in
|Build on make||Select this check box to have the artifact built upon project make.|
|Show contents of elements||Select this check box to show contents of all of the elements (library files, included artifacts, JavaEE facets, and JPA resources). If you want to show only certain categories of elements, click the ellipsis button, and select the desired category in the list.|