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Run/Debug Configuration: Flash Remote Debug

Use this dialog to create or edit Flash Remote Debug run/debug configurations which let you debug applications (SWF files) that have already been compiled and, if necessary, packaged, and are ready to be run on a local or remote computer, or a mobile device.

See also, Using Flash Remote Debug configurations.

Main settings

NameUse this field to edit the name of the run/debug configuration.
Share Select this checkbox to share the run configuration through version control.

If the checkbox is not selected, the run configuration settings are stored in .idea/workspace.xml or the .iws file.

If the checkbox is selected, the settings are stored in a separate .xml file in .idea/runConfigurations or in the .ipr file.

See Working with projects.

Single instance only If you select this checkbox, only one instance of the run configuration will run at a time.
Build configurationSelect the build configuration to be used.

Note that only the following build configuration properties are relevant in the context of this run/debug configuration type:

  • Flex SDK. The debugger included in the corresponding SDK is used.
  • Dependencies. In addition to the module sources, the source files are also searched for among the build configuration dependencies for which source code is available.

Before Launch options

Specify which tasks should be carried out before starting the run/debug configuration. The specified tasks are performed in the order that they appear in the list.

Item Shortcut Description
new Alt+Insert Click this icon to add a task to the list. Select the task to be added:
  • Run External tool. Select this option to run an application which is external to IntelliJ IDEA. In the dialog that opens, select the application or applications that should be run. If the necessary application is not defined in IntelliJ IDEA yet, add its definition. For more information, see Configuring Third-Party Tools and External Tools.
  • Build Artifacts. Select this option to have an artifact or artifacts built. In the dialog that opens, select the artifact or artifacts that should be built.

    See also, Working with Artifacts.

  • Run Another Configuration. Select this option to have another run/debug configuration executed. In the dialog that opens, select the configuration to be run.

    This option is available only if you have already at least one run/debug configuration in the current project.

  • Run Ant target. Select this option to have an Ant target run. In the dialog that opens, select the target to be run. For more information, see Ant.
  • Generate CoffeeScript Source Maps. Select this option to have the source maps for your CoffeeScript sources generated. In the dialog that opens, specify where your CoffeeScript source files are located.

    For more information, see CoffeeScript.

  • Run Maven Goal. Select this option to have a Maven goal run. In the dialog that opens, select the goal to be run.

    For more information, see Maven.

delete Alt+Delete Click this icon to remove the selected task from the list.
edit1 Enter Click this icon to edit the selected task. Make the necessary changes in the dialog that opens.
arrowUp Alt+Up Click this icon to move the selected task one line up in the list.
arrowDown Alt+Down Click this icon to move the selected task one line down in the list.
Show this page Select this checkbox to have the run/debug configuration settings shown prior to actually starting the run/debug configuration.


new or InsertUse this icon or shortcut to create a new run/debug configuration.
delete or DeleteUse this icon or shortcut to delete the selected run/debug configuration.
copy or Ctrl+DUse this icon or shortcut to create a copy of the selected run/debug configuration.
settings Click this button to edit the default settings for run/debug configurations.
arrowUp arrowDown Use these buttons to move the selected run/debug configuration up and down in the list.

The order of configurations in the list defines the order in which the configurations appear in the corresponding list on the main toolbar.

Last modified: 6 March 2018

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