IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.3 Help

Opening, Reopening and Closing Projects

In this section:

To open an existing project

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the Welcome screen, click Open.
    • On the main menu, choose File | Open .
  2. In the Open Project dialog box, navigate to the desired *.ipr, .classpath, .project, or pom.xml, file or to the folder marked with the IDEA icon, that contains project .idea directory.
  3. Specify whether you want to open the project in a new frame, or close the current project and reuse the existing frame. Refer to the section Opening Multiple Projects for details.

To reopen a recent project

  1. On the main menu, choose File | Reopen Project
  2. Select the desired project from the list of the recent ones.
  3. Specify whether you want to open the project in a new frame, or reuse the current frame.

To close a project

  • On the main menu, choose File | Close Project .

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Last modified: 30 January 2015
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