PyCharm 2016.1 Help

Available Packages

File | Settings | Python Interpreters - add for Windows and Linux
PyCharm | Preferences | Python Interpreters - Install add for OS X

settings - add

This dialog is a package manager that enables the following functions:

  • Viewing packages, available in the remote repositories
  • Installing selected packages locally.
  • Adding and removing repositories
Search field
Type here the search string. So doing, the list of packages shrinks to show the package names containing the entered string only.
  • find1: Click this button to use the search history.
  • clear: Click this button to clear the search field.
PackageThis area shows the list of packages residing in the accessible remote repositories. For each package you can view its name and repository. Additional information (description and versions) is displayed to the right.
DescriptionFor any selected package this field displays brief description, the latest version, author names, web site and email address.
Specify versionIf this check box is selected, the specified version of a package will be downloaded and installed. If this check box is not selected, then the latest version will be installed.
OptionsSelect this check box to enter the option of the pip install command.

One can explore the possible options by typing pip install - help in the command line.

Install to user's site-packages directory <path>If the check box is selected, the downloaded packages will be installed in the shown path.
If this check box is not selected (by default), the selected packages will be installed into the current virtual environment.
Install packageClick this button to install the selected package. The target location is defined by the previous option,
Manage repositoriesClick this button to open the Manage Repositories dialog box. By default, only the pypi repository is available. This repository cannot be deleted.
It is possible to add more repositories, and delete the selected ones.

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Last modified: 20 April 2016