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Creating Projects from Scratch in PyCharm

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

Creating a project

To create a project from scratch, 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/2017.2/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:
Last modified: 26 October 2017

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