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- Integrate installations of Web browsers with IntelliJ IDEA, activate or deactivate launching Web browsers from IntelliJ IDEA.
- Specify whether a browser will be launched by running its executable file or through the default system command.
- Appoint the default IntelliJ IDEA browser in which IntelliJ IDEA will open HTML and JSP files upon request by default, that is, when no browser is specified explicitly
In this section, specify which browsers will be available for previewing HTML or JSP output. The section shows the browsers from the predefined list and the previously configured custom browser installations, if any.IntelliJ IDEA is shipped with a predefined list of most popular browsers that you may like to install and launch automatically from the IDE during running, debugging, or to preview the output of an HTML file. IntelliJ IDEA presumes that you install browsers according to a standard procedure and assigns each installation an alias which stands for the default path to the browser's executable file or macOS application. If in your actual browser installation the path to the executable file is different, you need to specify it explicitly in the Path field.
In addition to the predefined browsers, you can configure as many custom browser installations as you need using the controls on the toolbar.
|Active||Select this checkbox to enable the use the respective browser from IntelliJ IDEA. The browser will be added to the context menu of the Browsers pop-up toolbar. menu item and its icon will be displayed in the |
If this checkbox is cleared, the corresponding browser icon will not appear in the icons toolbar or pop-up menu.
|Name||In this column, specify the browser name.|
|Family||In this column, specify the family to which the browser belongs.|
|Path||In this column, specify the path to the executable. If the browser was installed according to a standard installation procedure, most likely the alias in the Path field points at the right location. If it does not, click and select the actual path in the dialog that opens. In the dialog that opens, choose the path to the executable file of the corresponding browser.|
|Click this button to add a custom browser to the list.|
|Click this button to delete the selected customer browser from the list. Note that you cannot delete the browsers from the predefined list.|
| Click this button to specify a custom profile for Firefox or a browser of the Chrome family. The button is available only when Firefox and Chrome are selected. |
In the Firefox Settings dialog box, specify the Firefox browser profile to use for previewing output:
In the Chrome Settings dialog box:
|Use these buttons to move the selected browser up or down in the list. The order of browsers is important for rendering external resources and previewing files with Web contents.|
|Click this button to create a copy of the selected browser.|
In this section, specify the default IntelliJ IDEA browser that will be used by default for rendering external resources and previewing files with Web contents. This browser will be referred to as Default in the context menu when you choose on the main menu or on the context menu of a file.
|Default browser||Select the default browser from the drop-down list. The possible options are: |
|Show browser popup in the editor|| |