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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.

Ant

Item

Description

the Add icon

Click this button to add an Ant build file to the current project.

the Remove icon

Click this button to remove the reference to the selected build file from the current project.

icons toolwindows toolWindowRun

Click this button to run the selected build target.

icons general filter

Click this button to see only those targets that have the description attribute.

icons actions expandall icons actions collapseall

Use these buttons to expand or collapse all the nodes.

Properties

Click 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: 2 June 2020