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SBT

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Use this page to configure SBT project settings.

ItemDescription
Linked SBT projectsThis area shows all linked projects.
Project-level settingsUse this are to configure the following options:
  • Use auto-import - select 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 automatically - select this option to add the src directory to your project.
  • Download sources and docs - select this check box to download sources and docs for project dependencies.
  • Download SBT sources and docs - select this check box to download sources docs for SBT itself.
JVMUse this area to configure the JVM settings. You can choose from the following options:
  • From project JDK - select this default option to use the project's JDK.
  • Custom - select this option to use a custom JVM.
JVM OptionsUse this area to configure additional JVM settings. You can choose from the following options:
  • Maximum heap size, MB - use this field to specify the maximum heap size available to the process that launches the compiler. The default 768 Mb is suitable for most of the purposes.
  • VM parameters - use this field to type the string to be passed to the VM when IntelliJ IDEA launches the compiler. If you need more room to type, click /help/img/idea/2016.3/new.png to open the VM parameters dialog where the text entry area is larger.
Launcher (sbt-launch.jar)Use this area to configure settings for the sbt launcher. You can select from the following options:
  • Bundled - use this default option if you want the bundled launcher.
  • Custom - use this option to specify a custom launcher.

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Last modified: 29 November 2016