Working with IntelliJ IDEA Features from Command Line
Besides working from within IntelliJ IDEA, you can perform the following actions from the command line:
Enable a command-line launcher on Windows
Add the path to the IntelliJ IDEA
binfolder to the
Pathenvironment variable (for example,
C:\Program Files\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA\bin). After you configured the
Pathenvironment variable, you can run the IntelliJ IDEA commands.
Enable a command-line launcher on Linux and macOS
On macOS and Linux, create the command-line launcher to integrate IntelliJ IDEA with your shell. Ensure that the created launcher script is within the search path of your shell so that it can be invoked system-wide.
In the main menu, choose Create Launcher Script dialog, provide the name and the path of the launcher, or accept the suggested values.. In the
Outside of IntelliJ IDEA, add the path and the name of the launcher script to your
To launch IntelliJ IDEA from the command line
To launch IntelliJ IDEA from the command line, type the
<IntelliJ IDEA>command in the command line and press Enter.
<IntelliJ IDEA>is the platform-specific launcher.