Gradle Tool Window
The Gradle tool window displays Gradle tasks,
and all changes made to the underlying
build.gradle file, or to the IntelliJ IDEA project structure.
If there is no linked Gradle project, the window is disabled. You need to reimport your Gradle project to enable the Gradle tool window.
In this section:
|Click this button to open the menu for configuring the current view and changing the tool window viewing modes.|
The menu items are options that you can turn on or off. An active item contains a check mark on the left side of its name.
The available options in the menu are as follows:
|Click this button to hide the tool window(Shift+Escape).|
When used in combination with the Alt key, clicking this button hides all the tool windows attached to the same tool window bar.
|Run Configurations||This area contains a list of the last executed tasks and command types under which these tasks were executed.|
|Tasks||This area contains a list of all available tasks.|
|Dependencies||This area contains a list project dependencies.|
|Click this button to refresh all registered Gradle projects after changes have been made to a Gradle script.|
|Click this button to link a gradle project.|
|Click this button to detach an external gradle project.|
|Use this button to execute a Gradle task. When you click this icon, the Run Gradle Task dialog opens. You can enter the name of the task that you want to execute. Note that IntelliJ IDEA supports a code completion.|
|Use these buttons to expand or collapse all the nodes.|
|Click this button to work with Gradle projects in the offline mode. It might be helpful when the network connection is slow or when you need to work offline.|
|Click this button to configure the settings of the current Gradle project in the Gradle settings dialog box.|
|Select this option or use a shortcut to open |
|Select this option to refresh external projects.|
|Select this option to detach an external project.|
|Use auto-import||Select this option to enable the auto-import feature for your project.|
Context menu commands for gradle tasks
|Create <task>||Choose this command to create run/debug configuration for the selected Gradle task.|
|Run <task>||Choose this command to run the selected task with the task-specific run/debug configuration.|
|Debug <task>||Choose this command to debug the selected task with the task-specific run/debug configuration.|
|Execute before Make, Execute after Make||Choose these commands to set the respective flags for the selected task. In this case, Before Make and After Make comments appear next to the name of the node.|
|Execute before Rebuild, Execute after Rebuild||Choose these commands to set the respective flags for the selected task. In this case, Before Rebuild and After Rebuild comments appear next to the name of the node.|
|Execute before Run/Debug||Choose this command to specify a run/debug configuration, prior to which the selected task should be executed. In this case, Before Run comment appears next to the name of the node.|
|Assign Shortcut||Choose this command to associate the selected phase with a keyboard shortcut. In this case, the comment with the shortcut appears next to the name of the node.|