MPS 2017.3 Help

Create/Edit/Copy Tool Dialog


Edit the settings for your external tool.

ItemDescription
Name The name of the tool that appears as a command name in the Tools menu and the context menus.
Group The group the tool belongs to. The tool groups correspond to submenus in the Tools menu and the context menus.

Select an existing group from the list or type the name for a new group.

Description The tool description (optional).
Options
Synchronize files after execution Make MPS aware of changes in the file system when the tool completes its execution.
Open console Open the console for viewing the tool output such error messages, etc.
Output Filters Open the Output Filters dialog to manage the output filters associated with the tool.

(The output filters are used to turn absolute file paths and line numbers in the tool output into hyperlinks. You'll be able to use those links to open the corresponding files in the editor.)

Show console when a message is printed to standard output stream Make the output console active and bring it forward when the corresponding event occurs.
Show console when a message is printed to standard error stream The same as the previous option but for stderr.
Show in Specify in which menus the command for running the tool should be included. Main menu means the Tools menu. The rest of the options correspond to context menus in various places.
Tool settings
Last modified: 6 December 2017