IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 Web Help

To run or debug your plugin, you should create the corresponding Run/Debug configuration first.

To create a Run/Debug configuration for a plugin
  1. On the main menu, choose Run | Edit Configurations.
  2. In the Run/Debug Configuration dialog, click add, or press InsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertInsertShift BackspaceInsertShift Backspace, and select Plugin.
  3. Specify the settings as necessary and click OK.
To run or debug a plugin

Depending on whether you are going to run or debug your plugin:

  • To run the plugin, select Run | Run from the main menu, or press Shift+F10Shift+F10Shift+F10Shift+F10Shift+F10F9Ctrl+F5F6Shift+Alt+X or Shift+F10Control RShift F10Shift Command F11.
  • To debug the plugin, select Run | Debug from the main menu, or press Shift+F9Shift+F9Shift+F9Shift+F9Shift+F9Shift+F9Alt+F5Ctrl+F5Shift+Alt+D or Shift+F9Control DShift F9Command F11.

As a result, IntelliJ IDEA will start an instance of itself. This will be the instance in which your plugin will be available.

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