Command Line Tool Support
This page appears in the Settings/Preferences dialog box, when the Command Line Tool Support plugin is downloaded, installed and enabled. The plugin is not bundled with IntelliJ IDEA, but it can be installed from the JetBrains plugin repository as described in Installing, Updating and Uninstalling Repository Plugins and Enabling and Disabling Plugins.
IntelliJ IDEA supports running commands of Zend Framework Tool, Symfony, and other third-party and custom tools. IntelliJ IDEA provides completion and parameter info via an XML descriptor.
The page shows a list of all PHP-specific and custom command line tools that are currently available at the IntelliJ IDEA level.
Tools with inconsistencies in the definition files are marked with the Invalid description icon .
|Item||Tooltip and shortcut||Description|
|Table of available tools|
|Enabled||When the check box in this column is selected, the commands defined within the corresponding command line tool can be executed from IntelliJ IDEA.|
|Alias||In a text box in this column, specify the character string to use in command calls instead of the full path to the tool. |
For example, by default, IntelliJ IDEA assigns the following aliases:
|Tool Path||In a text box in this column, specify the location of the tool's executable file.|
|Type||A read-only field in this column shows the official name of the third party command line tool.|
|Click this button to open the Command Line Tools dialog box and select the type of command-line tool to enable integration with. The available options are:|
|Click this button to have the selected tool removed from the list.|
|Edit||Click this button to change the definition of the selected tool.|
|Reload command list from executable||Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA refresh the list of commands of the selected tool.|
|Open definition in editor||Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA open the |
|Show tool type||If this check box is selected, the Type column is added to the table of available tools.|
|Show console in||In this area, specify where you want to enter commands. The available options are: |
|Console encoding||From this drop-down list, choose the character set to show the tool's output in the Command Line Tools Console Tool Window.|