IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 Help

SBT Tool Window

View | Tool Windows | SBT

The SBT tool window displays SBT tasks, and all changes made to the underlying build.sbt file, or to the IntelliJ IDEA project structure.

If there is no linked SBT project, the window is disabled. You need to reimport your SBT project to enable the SBT tool window.

In this section:

SBT Projects

/help/img/idea/2017.1/viewMode.png Click this button to open the menu for configuring the current view and changing the tool window viewing modes.
The menu items are options that you can turn on or off. An active item contains a check mark on the left side of its name.
The available options in the menu are as follows:
  • Group Tasks - select this option if you want to group your tasks. For example, build tasks will be included into the build directory.
  • Show Toolbar - select this option to show the toolbar for your Gradle projects.
  • Pinned, Docked, Floating, Windowed, Split Mode
  • Group Tabs - deselect this option to see the views on separate tabs if more than one view is available in a tool window.
  • Move to - select this option to move the Gradle tool window to either top, left or right.
  • Resize - select this option to resize the Gradle tool window.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/hideSide.png Click this button to hide the tool window(Shift+Escape).
When used in combination with the Alt key, clicking this button hides all the tool windows attached to the same tool window bar.


/help/img/idea/2017.1/refresh.png Click this button to refresh all registered Gradle projects after changes have been made to a Gradle script.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/new.png Click this button to link an sbt project.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/delete.png Click this button to detach an external sbt project.
img imgUse these buttons to expand or collapse all the nodes.
/help/img/idea/2017.1/gradle_data_to_import_icon.pngClick this button to import a module or a data to your sbt project. It might be useful for the multi-module projects.
img Click this button to configure the settings of the current SBT project.

Context Menu

Open SBT configSelect this option to open file in the editor.
Refresh external projectSelect this option to refresh all external projects.
Detach external projectSelect this option to detach an external project.
Ignore SBT projectIf you select this option, IntelliJ IDEA starts to ignore the selected module on the next project's import.
Task ActivationSelect this option to activate tasks to run.
Last modified: 18 July 2017