MPS 2022.2 Help

Create/Edit/Copy Tool Dialog

Edit the settings for your external tool.




The name of the tool that appears as a command name in the Tools menu and the context menus.


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.

To create a new group, type its name in the list.


The tool description (optional).

Tool Settings

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:


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Last modified: 17 March 2022