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ItemDescription
Work offlineIf this check box is selected, Maven works in offline mode and uses only those resources that are available locally.

This option corresponds to the --offline command line option.

Use plugin registrySelect this check box to enable referring to the Maven's Plugin Registry.

This option corresponds to the --no-plugin-registry command line option.

Execute goals recursivelyIf this check box is selected, the build recurses into the nested projects.

Clearing this check box corresponds to the --non-recursive command line option.

Print exception stack tracesIf this option is checked, exception stack traces are generated.

This option corresponds to the --errors command line option.

Always update snapshotsSelect this checkbox, if you want IntelliJ IDEA to update snapshots on sync.
Output levelSelect the desired level of the output log, which allows plugins to create messages at levels of debug, info, warn, and error, fatal, or disable output log.
Checksum policySelect the desired level of checksum matching while downloading artifacts. You can opt to fails downloading, when checksums do not match (--strict-checksums), or issue a warning (--lax-checksums).
Multiproject build fail policySpecify how to treat a failure in a multiproject build. You can opt to fail the build:
  • At the very first failure, which corresponds to the command line option --fail-fast.
  • Fail at the end, which corresponds to the command line option --fail-at-end.
  • Ignore failures, which corresponds to the command line option --fail-never.
Plugin update policySelect plugin update policy from the drop-down list. You can opt to:
  • Check for updates, which corresponds to the command line option --check-plugin-updates.
  • Suppress checking for updates, which corresponds to the command line option --no-plugin-updates.

This option is ignored for Maven 3 and later versions.
Threads (-T option)Use this field to set the -T option for parallel builds. This option is available for Maven 3 and later versions.
For more information, see parallel builds in Maven 3 feature.
Maven home directoryUse this drop-down list to select a bundled Maven version that is available (for Maven2, version 2.2.1 and for Maven3, version 3.0.5) or the result of resolved system variables such as MAVEN_HOME or MAVEN2_HOME. You can also specify your own Maven version that is installed on your machine. You can click browseButton and select the necessary directory in the dialog that opens.
User settings fileSpecify the file that contains user-specific configuration for Maven in the text field. If you need to specify another file, check Override option, click ellipsis button and select the desired file in the Select Maven Settings File dialog.
Local repositoryBy default, the field shows the path to the local directory under the user home, that stores the downloads, and contains the temporary build artifacts that you have not yet released. If you need to specify another directory, check Override option, click ellipsis button and select the desired path in the Select Maven Local Repository dialog.

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Last modified: 14 July 2015