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Configuring Available Python SDKs

In this section:

Overview

The list of Python SDKs, available for the various projects, can include interpreters installed locally, remotely, as well as the virtual environments.

The available Python interpreters are defined as the global SDKs. The procedure described below supposes that the necessary Python interpreters are already installed on your computer.

Viewing the list of available interpreters

To view the list of available interpreters

  • On the main menu, choose File | Project Structure (or click /help/img/idea/2016.3/projectStructure.png, or press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S).

Configuring the list of available interpreters

To configure the available Python interpreters

  1. On the main toolbar, click /help/img/idea/2016.3/projectStructure.png. Refer to the section Accessing Project Structure for more details.
  2. In the Project Structure dialog box, click SDKs node under the Platform Settings.
  3. Click /help/img/idea/2016.3/new.png, and then choose Python SDK from the Add New SDK popup menu.
  4. In the Select Python Interpreter dialog box, choose the desired Python executable, and click OK.

    The selected Python interpreter appears in the list of available SDKs.

    Having selected an interpreter, you can configure its paths.

  5. Repeat steps 1 - 4 to add more Python interpreters to the list.

Removing interpreters from the list

To remove an interpreter from the list of available interpreters

  1. In the list of available interpreters, select the one to be deleted.
  2. Click /help/img/idea/2016.3/delete.png.

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Last modified: 29 November 2016