IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Help

Python Plugin

The following is only valid when Python Plugin is installed and enabled!

In this section:


Python Plugin extends IntelliJ IDEA with the full-scale functionality for Python development.


Before you start working with Python, make sure that Python plugin is installed and enabled. The plugin is not bundled with IntelliJ IDEA.

Also make sure that the following prerequisites are met:

  • Python SDK is downloaded and installed on your machine.
  • The required framework SDKs are downloaded and installed on your machine.

Refer to their respective download and installation pages for details:

Changes to the UI

Being installed, the Python Plugin introduces the following changes to the IntelliJ IDEA UI:

Besides that, the following changes are made to the Settings/Preferences dialog:

Last modified: 6 March 2018

See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines: