PyCharm 2017.1 Help

Creating Projects from Scratch in PyCharm

PyCharm makes it possible to create projects of the various types.

On this page:

Creating a project

Follow these general steps:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the Welcome screen, click the link Create New Project.
    • On the main menu, choose File | New Project.
  2. In the dialog box that opens, specify the project location (or accept the default one), and choose its type.

    From the Python interpreter drop-down list, choose the interpreter to be used for the new project.


    Note that the list shows all previously configured interpreters and virtual environments . If you cannot find the desired interpreter in the list, click /help/img/idea/2017.1/cogwheel_framed.png to configure the desired Python SDK or virtual environment.

  3. Follow the steps of the wizard, depending on the selected project type, for example:

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Last modified: 26 July 2017