PyCharm 2016.3 Help

Project Interpreters

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Project interpreters

This dialog box shows up on choosing More...:

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Use this dialog to configure the list of available Python interpreters.

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
/help/img/idea/new.pngAdd
Alt+Insert
Click this button to select a Python interpreter type (local, remote, or virtual environment) from the pop-up list.

Refer to the section Configuring Available Python Interpreters for details.

delete.pngRemove
Alt+Delete
Click this button to delete the selected Python interpreter from the list of available interpreters.
/help/img/idea/editFlexLibraryNew.pngEdit
Enter
Click this button to change name and location of the selected Python interpreter. Refer to the section Changing Name of a Python SDK or Virtual Environment.
/help/img/idea/filter.pngShow virtual environments associated with other projectsIf this button is pressed, the virtual environments, already associated with the other projects, are shown in the list of available interpreters.
Otherwise, the list only includes the virtual environments not used in the other projects. This behavior is stipulated by the check box Associate this virtual environment with the current project, (refer to the section Creating Virtual Environment for details).
/help/img/idea/icon_show_paths.pngShow paths for selected interpreterClick this button to show the list of interpreter paths.

Interpreter paths

This dialog box shows up on clicking /help/img/idea/icon_show_paths.png in the Project Interpreters dialog box. It shows the paths where the external libraries reside. If a library has been added, it is recommended to click the Reload button to rescan the Python installation.

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
/help/img/idea/new.pngAdd
Alt+Insert
Click these buttons to add external libraries for the selected Python interpreter.
delete.png
Remove
Alt+Delete
Click these buttons to remove external libraries for the selected Python interpreter.
/help/img/idea/refresh.pngReload List of PathsClick this button to rescan libraries for the selected Python installation. For example, clicking this button helps update external libraries, if some packages have been upgraded.

See Also

Last modified: 23 November 2016