PyCharm Edu 4.0 Help

Project Interpreter

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Use this page to select a Python interpreter for each of the projects opened in the same window.

In this section:


Project InterpreterFor the project, selected in the Projects pane, choose Python interpreter from the drop-down list.

The interpreters in the list are configured using the cogwheel framed button.

cogwheel framedClick this button to reveal the list of available types of interpreters:
py interpreter types

From the list, choose the one to be added:

  • Add local: choose this option to add a locally residing Python interpreter.
  • Create VirtualEnv: choose this option to create a virtual environment.
  • More: choose this option to manage the list of available Python interpreters.


This table shows the packages installed locally.

PackageThis column shows the list of packages residing in the accessible remote repositories. For each package you can view its name and repository. Additional information is displayed at the tooltip.
VersionThis column shows the currently installed version of a package.
LatestThis column shows the latest available versions of the packages. If a version is outdated and the package can be upgraded, arrow right mark appears in this column.

Packages toolbar

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
Click this button to install a new package from the accessible remote repositories.
Click this button to uninstall the selected local package.
arrowUpUpgradeClick this button to install the latest available version of a package. This button is only available for the outdated package versions.
Last modified: 15 December 2017