MPS 2018.1 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).
Tool Settings
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.
Advanced Options
Synchronize files after execution Make MPS aware of changes in the file system when the tool completes its execution.
Open console for tool output Open the console for viewing the tool output such error messages, etc.
Make console active on message in stdout Make the output console active and bring it forward when the corresponding event occurs.
Make console active on message in stderr The same as the previous option but for stderr.
Output Filters 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. You can specify one or several filters. Each line is a regular expression. You can use the following macros: $FILE_PATH$, $LINE$ and $COLUMN$, for example,
$FILE_PATH$:$LINE$:$COLUMN$:.*
Last modified: 4 April 2018