Use this dialog box to configure running and debugging of Android applications and activities on actual and virtual devices.
Click here for the description of the common options.
The dialog box consists of three tabs:
|Module||From this drop-down list, select the module to apply the configuration to.|
In this area, appoint the .apk file to deploy to the target virtual or physical device.
In this area, appoint the activity to launch on the application start.
In this area, choose the type of device to run/debug the application on. The available options are:
Selecting the Show chooser dialog or USB device option may be helpful if you are going to run the application on a physical device which will be plugged in later and therefore the set of available devices cannot be foreseen.
|Prefer Android Virtual Device||From this drop-down box, select the virtual device configuration to run or debug the specified activity.
Click the Browse button to open the Select Android Virtual Device dialog box,
where you can appoint a device to launch upon the future session start-up with the current configuration.
The drop-down list is available only if the Emulator check box is cleared.
In this tab, specify additional configuration settings for launching the Android emulator.
|Network Speed||From this drop-down list, select the network transfer rate to be simulated.|
|Network Latency||Use this drop-down list to specify the time delay between the initial input and the output.|
|Wipe user data||Select this check box to have the contents of the user-data image copied to the new user-data disk image while resetting the image. By default, the <system>/userdata.img is copied.|
|Disable boot animation||Select this check box if you do not want an animated boot screen displayed upon the emulator start-up.|
|Additional command line options||In this text box, type the additional options to be passed to the emulator via the command line. For lengthy command lines, click the button and type the text in the Additional Command Line Options dialog box, that opens.|
|Clear log before launch||Select this check box to have the data from previous sessions removed from the log file before starting the application.|
|Show logcat automatically||
|or or or or||Click this button to add new configuration to the list.|
|Click this button to remove the selected configuration from the list.|
|, or||Click this button to create a copy of the selected configuration.|
|Edit defaults||Click this button to edit the default configuration templates. The defaults are used for the newly created configurations.|
|or||or or or||Use these buttons to move the selected configuration or group of configurations (folder) up and down in the list.
The order of configurations or folders in the list defines the order, in which configurations appear in the Run/Debug drop-down list on the main toolbar.
|Use this button to create a new folder.
If one or more run/debug configurations have the focus, then the selected run/debug configurations are automatically moved to the newly created folder. If only a category has the focus, then an empty folder is created.
Move run/debug configurations to a folder using drag-and-drop, or buttons.
|Name||In this text box, specify the name of the current run/debug configuration. This field does not appear for the default run/debug configurations.|
|Defaults||This node in the left-hand pane of the dialog box contains the default run/debug configuration settings. Select the desired configuration to change its default settings in the right-hand pane. The defaults are applied to all newly created run/debug configurations.|
Select this check box to make the run/debug configuration available to other team members.
If the directory-based project format is used, the settings for a run/debug configuration are stored in a separate xml file in the .idea\runConfigurations folder if the run/debug configuration is shared and in the .idea\workspace.xml file otherwise.
If the file-based format is used, the settings are stored in the .ipr file for shared configurations or in the .iws file for the ones that are not shared.
This check box is not available when editing the run/debug configuration defaults.
|Before launch||Specify which tasks should be carried out before starting the run/debug configuration.
The specified tasks are performed in the order that they appear in the list.