Import from Maven. Page 1
Use this page to specify the import preferences. The default import settings are defined in the Maven Integration dialog.
Specify the directory where the Maven projects you want to import are located.
Search for projects recursively
Select this checkbox to make import look for the nested pom.xml files.
Select the format in which you want to store your project. For the details on the two available formats, refer to the Projects section.
Keep project files in
Select this checkbox to specify the desired location for storing project and module files.
Import Maven projects automatically
Select this checkbox if you want IntelliJ IDEA to perform reimport automatically each time you change your pom.xml.
Create IntelliJ IDEA modules for aggregator projects (with 'pom' packaging)
Clear this checkbox to skip creating IntelliJ IDEA modules. You might want to do that if the Maven project you import is an aggregator, and its
Create module groups for multi-module Maven projects
If this checkbox is selected, IntelliJ IDEA will create a module group from an aggregative Maven project, with the nested modules included in this group.
Keep source and test folders on reimport
If this checkbox is selected, the source and test folders are kept when you reimport a project.
Exclude build directory
|Clear this checkbox to disable the automatic exclusion of target folders. |
Note if a /target directory contains /target/generated-sources, then the /target directory cannot be excluded since /target/generated -sources directory is marked as sources. Other subdirectories in the /target directory are excluded.
Use Maven output directories
If this checkbox is not selected, the build is created in the regular IntelliJ IDEA's output directory USER_HOME\IdeaProjects\<project>\classes\Production\.
Generated sources folders
|Specify the directory of your source root when you reimport a project. |
You can select one of the following options:
Phase to be used for folders update
Select Maven phase to be used for folders update. This might be useful if you adjust your plugins so that the additional sources are loaded at some phase.
|Specify the automatic download of sources and documentation comments into a local repository when you open a Maven project. |
You can select one or both of the following checkboxes:
Use this field to specify dependency types that you want to include in your import.
Click this button to specify Maven Environment settings.