PhpStorm 2019.3 Help

Non-Project Files Protection Dialog

This dialog appears when you try to edit non-project files (e.g, library sources, external sources and so on), and protects them against accidental modifications.

Learn more from Configuring Include Paths and Configuring content roots.

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These files do not belong to the project

This area displays a non-project file that you are trying to edit.

I want to edit this file anyway

Select this option to disable protection for the listed files.

I want to edit all files in this directory

Select this option to disable protection for the listed files and all files in the same directory.

I want to edit any non-project file in the current session

Select this option to disable protection completely.

All options are effective during current session, once the IDE is restarted, protection will be re-enabled.

Last modified: 15 January 2020