This section describes simple steps required to access the Settings/Preferences dialog. Note that the settings that pertain to the current project, are marked with icon.
Opening the Settings / Preferences dialog
Do one of the following:
On the main toolbar, click .
On the main menu, choosefor Windows and Linux or for macOS
Press Ctrl+Shift+A, type
settingsand press Enter. See Navigating to Action.
Click in the upper-right corner of the CLion window, and type
Refer to Finding an option or setting using Search Everywhere or Find Action below.
Finding an option or setting
In the search field, start typing the text that you expect to find in the name of the setting. As soon as the specified text is found, the matching element is highlighted and the corresponding page is displayed.
Finding an option or setting using Search Everywhere or Find Action
Accessing default settings
CLion helps define settings of a default project. These settings are used as defaults every time you create a new project.
To access default project settings
On the main menu, choose.
Define the desired settings in the Settings for New Projects dialog box that opens.