IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3 Help

SBT New Project Dialog

IntelliJ IDEA lets you specify the SBT project information.

ItemDescription
Project NameUse this field to specify the name of your project.
Project locationUse this field to specify the location of your project. You can click /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png and select the necessary directory in the dialog that opens.
Project SDK Specify an SDK for your project.

If the necessary SDK is already defined in IntelliJ IDEA, select it from the list.

Otherwise, click New and, in the dialog that opens, select the installation folder of the desired Java ME SDK. (By this time, the corresponding SDK must already be installed on your computer.)

SBT versionUse this drop-down list to specify the SBT version for your project.
Scala versionUse this drop-down list to specify the Scala version to be used in your project.
Use auto-importSelect this check box to resolve all the changes made to the SBT project automatically every time you refresh your project.
Create directories for empty content roots automaticallySelect this check box to add the src directory to your project.
DownloadUse this area to download the following options:
  • Sources - select this check box to download sources and docs for project dependencies.
  • Javadocs - select this check box to download Javadoc.
  • Sources for SBT and plugins - select this check box to download sources docs for SBT itself.
ItemDescription
More SettingsClick the arrow (/help/img/idea/2016.3/arrow_right_show_settings.png or /help/img/idea/2016.3/arrow_down_hide_settings.png) to show or hide additional settings. Mainly, these are the settings for the module to be created (discussed below).

Note that in certain cases those additional settings are unavailable.

Module nameSpecify the module name.
Content rootSpecify the path to the module content root folder. (This is where all the files that make up you module will be stored; for more information, see Content Root.)

To use a different folder, click /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png (Shift+Enter) and select the necessary folder in the dialog that opens. (You can create a new folder in that dialog, e.g. by using /help/img/idea/2016.3/icon_newFolder.png.)

Module file locationSpecify the path to the folder where the .iml module file should be created.

By default, this file is created in the module content root folder (recommended).

To use a different folder, click /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png (Shift+Enter) and select the necessary folder in the dialog that opens. (You can create a new folder in that dialog, e.g. by using /help/img/idea/2016.3/icon_newFolder.png.)

Project formatSelect the project format to be used. (The .idea directory-based format is recommended).
Last modified: 7 December 2016