Working with CLion Features from Command Line
Besides working from within CLion, you can perform the following actions from the command line:
- Opening Files from Command Line
- Viewing Difference Between Files from Command Line
- Merging Files from Command Line
Enable a command-line launcher on Windows
Add the path to the CLion bin folder to the
Pathenvironment variable (for example, C:\Program Files\JetBrains\CLion\bin). After you configured the
Pathenvironment variable, you can run the CLion commands.
Enable a command-line launcher on Linux and macOS
On macOS and Linux, create the command-line launcher to integrate CLion with your shell. Ensure that the created launcher script is within the search path of your shell so that it can be invoked system-wide.
In the main menu, choose Create Launcher Script dialog, provide the name and the path of the launcher, or accept the suggested values.. In the
Outside of CLion, add the path and the name of the launcher script to your
To launch CLion from the command line
To launch CLion from the command line, type the
<CLion>command in the command line and press Enter.
<CLion>is the platform-specific launcher.