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Ant build tool window

The tool window is marked with the Ant build icon. The tool window becomes available when you add the build.xml to the project.

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


the Add iconClick this button to add an Ant build file to the current project.
the Remove iconClick this button to remove the reference to the selected build file from the current project.
icons.toolwindows.toolWindowRun.svgClick this button to run the selected build target.
icons.general.filter.svgClick this button to see only those targets that have the description attribute.
icons.actions.expandall.svg icons.actions.collapseall.svgUse these buttons to expand or collapse all the nodes.
PropertiesClick this button to show the properties of the selected Ant build file.

Ant build results

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

Last modified: 19 August 2020