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Ant Build Tool Window

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The tool window is marked with the icon icon ant

Use this tool window to add Ant build scripts to your project, control behavior of the build, and run build targets.

Ant Build

newClick this button to add an Ant build file to the current project.
deleteClick this button to remove the reference to the selected build file from the current project.
runClick this button to run the selected build target.
commonfilterWhen this button is pressed, only the primary targets are visible.
expandAll collapse allUse these buttons to expand or collapse all the nodes.
propertiesClick this button to show the properties of the selected Ant build file.
icon helpClick this button to show the corresponding reference topic.

Ant build results

Results of running Ant targets or the entire builds are shown in the Messages tool window.

Last modified: 29 November 2017

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