CLion 2020.3 Help

Welcome screen

CLion displays the Welcome screen when no project is opened. For example, when you run CLion for the first time, or when you close the only open instance of a project. From this screen, you can create a new project, open, or check out an existing project from version control.

Welcome screen

Use the Customize tab to configure your working environment and the Plugins tab to manage the IDE plugins.

If you have previously opened projects in CLion, you will see a list of them in the right-hand pane. You can start typing to find a project, click to open it, or remove any project from the list using the context menu or the screw nut icon.

Recent projects on the Welcome screen

From the Help menu, you can open help pages, tips of the day, and the default keymap reference, edit platform properties, collect logs and diagnostic data, and check for updates:

Help menu on the Welcome screens

Last modified: 23 November 2020