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Project Interpreter

File | Settings | Project Interpreter

Use this page to select Python interpreter for each of the projects opened in the same window.

In this section:

Projects pane

ProjectsThis pane displays the list of projects, opened in the same window. The first project in the list is the primary project.

This pane is not shown, if there is only one open project.


Project InterpreterFor the project, selected in the Projects pane, choose Python interpreter from the drop-down list.

The interpreters in the list are configured using the cogwheel_framed button, as described in the section Configuring Available Python Interpreters.

cogwheel_framedClick this button to reveal the list of available types of interpreters:

From the list, choose the one to be added:


This table shows the packages installed locally.

PackageThis column shows the list of packages residing in the accessible remote repositories. For each package you can view its name and repository. Additional information is displayed at the tooltip.
VersionThis column shows the currently installed version of a package.
LatestThis column shows the latest available versions of the packages. If a version is outdated and the package can be upgraded, arrow_right mark appears in this column.

Packages toolbar

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
Click this button to install a new package from the accessible remote repositories.
Click this button to uninstall the selected local package.
arrowUpUpgradeClick this button to install the latest available version of a package. This button is only available for the outdated package versions.

See Also

Last modified: 5 August 2015