Do one of the following:
- On the Welcome screen, click Open Directory link. Alternatively, locate the desired project in your file chooser, and then drag and drop it onto the Welcome screen.
- On the main menu, choose .
- In the Select Path dialog box, select the directory that contains the desired project.
- Specify whether you want to open the project in a new frame, close the current project and reuse the existing frame, or open the new project in the same frame with the current one. Refer to the section Opening Multiple Projects for details.
RubyMine keeps the history list of the recent projects, from which you can select the desired one.
- Depending on your operating system, on the main menu choose
- (on Windows and Linux).
- (on MacOS).
- Select the desired project from the list of the recent ones.
- Specify whether you want to open the project in a new frame, or reuse the current frame.
- 4.0+ Reopen a recent project from the Welcome screen. To do that, just click the desired link under Recent Projects, or press
- Terminate the project opening process, without waiting for its completion, by clicking Cancel in the progress window.
- Open projects and individual files from the command line, by specifying the project or file name as a command line argument.
When the only open project is closed, the Welcome screen is displayed. In case of multiple projects, each one is closed with its frame.