Creating Project Remotely
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If you don't have a Python interpreter on your local development machine, you can create a project remotely. Using PyCharm, create a new project, setting it up for running and debugging on a remote machine.
Configuring remote interpreter
It is important to configure the default interpreter that will be used for any newly created project.
To configure a remote interpreter, follow these general steps:
- On the main menu, choose , or on the Welcome screen, click the drop-down and choose .
- In the Project Interpreter page of the project settings, click .
- In the drop-down list, choose .
- Depending on the selection in the dialog box that opens, follow one of the procedures:
Creating a project with the remote interpreter
Note that PyCharm allows creating both pure Python and Django projects.
To create a remote project, follow these general steps:
- Do one of the following:
- On the Welcome screen, click the link Create New Project.
- On the main menu, choose .
- In the dialog box that opens, choose Python or Django project type.
- In the Interpreter field, select the desired remote interpreter from the drop-down
If the desired interpreter is still missing, click next to the Interpreter field, choose Add Remote and configure the desired interpreter. Refer to the section Configuring Remote Python Interpreters for details.
Note that your remote interpreter is unable to sync a project outside of the mapped folders. If your project is located outside of the mapped folder, a red message is shown, until you specify the project location within the mapped folder.
- Specify the values under More Settings.
- Click Create.