PyCharm 2018.2 Help

Index of Menu Items

PyCharm menu structure doesn't align with PyCharm help structure. This page lists PyCharm menu items, linked to the corresponding help topics.

In this section:

File

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

New Project...

Use this command tocreate a new project.

New...

Alt+Insert

Use this command to create a new element in a project. This command is only available in the corresponding context.

New Scratch File

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Insert

Choose this command to create a new scratch file.

Open...

Use this command to open the specified directory, or an existing PyCharm project. A directory that contains a project is marked with project icon icon.

Refer to the section Opening, Reopening, and Closing Projects.

This command is duplicated with folder icon on the main toolbar.

Attach Project

This command appears on the File menu, ONLY when the options Open project in a new window or Open project in the same window have been selected in the Project opening section of the System Settings page of Settings/Preferences. It allows attaching projects to the already opened one. See Opening Multiple Projects.

Open Recent

Use this command to open one of the recent projects. Refer to the reopening projects procedure.

Close Project in Current Window

Use this command to close all the projects opened in the current window. Refer to the sections Opening Multiple Projects and Opening, Reopening, and Closing Projects for details.

Settings... (on Windows/*NIX)/PyCharm Preferences (on macOS)

Ctrl+Alt+SUse this command to change the project and IDE configurations in the Settings/Preferences dialog. See also the section Customizing PyCharm.

This command is duplicated with icons general settings svg icon on the main toolbar.

This command in available on Windows/Linux. On Mac OS it appears on the PyCharm menu and has the name Preferences.

Settings for New Projects...

Choose this command to change settings that will apply to all newly created projects. Refer to the section Access the IDE-level settings.

Import Settings...

Choose this command to import settings from an archive.

Export Settings...

Choose this command to export settings to an archive.

Settings Repository...

Choose this command to invoke the Settings Repository dialog.

Save All

Ctrl+SChoose this command to save all changes, when editing is over.

This command is duplicated with io icon on the main toolbar.

Synchronize

Ctrl+Alt+YChoose this command to check the PyCharm caches and bring them up-to-date by keeping in sync with external changes.

This command is duplicated with icons actions refresh svg icon on the main toolbar.

Invalidate Caches/Restart...

Choose this command to clean the system cache .

Export to HTML...

Use this command results to save selected files in HTML format.

Print...

Choose this command to print selected file on the default printer. Refer to the Print dialog description.

Add to Favorites

Use this command to add the selected files to the list of Favorites. Click the right arrow to select the list of favorites you want to be modified.

Refer to the description of the Favorites tool window.

File Encoding

Use this command to change encoding of an individual file.

Line Separators

Use this command to select the desired line separator style. Refer to the section Configuring Line Separators.

Make File Read-Only / Make File Writable

Use these toggle commands to change read-only status of a file selected in the Project tool window, or currently active in the editor. If a file is made read-only, it is marked with lock, and doesn't allow editing.

You can also toggle read-only attribute of a file in the Status bar.

Power Save Mode

Use this mode if you are working with a laptop. If Power-Save mode is on, then the background processes are turned off, to minimize the power consumption.

You can also turn this mode on or off by clicking hector in the Status bar.

Exit

Choose this command to quit PyCharm.

This command in available on Windows/Linux. On Mac OS it appears on the PyCharm menu and has the name Quit PyCharm.

Edit

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Undo <action>

Ctrl+ZUse this command to roll actions back.

This command is duplicated with mainToolbarUndo icon on the main toolbar.

Redo <action>

Ctrl+Shift+ZUse this command to repeat the last actions.

This command is duplicated with mainToolbarRedo icon on the main toolbar.

Cut

Ctrl+X

Choose this command to take the selected characters to the clipboard and delete them. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting.

This command is duplicated with mainToolbarCut icon on the main toolbar.

Copy

Ctrl+C

Choose this command to take the selected characters to the clipboard. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting.

This command is duplicated with icons actions copy svg icon on the main toolbar.

Copy Path

Ctrl+Shift+C

Choose this command to take the path to the selected symbol to the clipboard. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting .

Copy as Plain Text

Ctrl+Shift+C

Choose this command to take the selected fragment to the clipboard without formatting. Refer to the section Settings/Preferences | Editor | General.

Copy Relative Path

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+C

Choose this command to take a reference to a symbol to the clipboard. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting .

Paste

Ctrl+VChoose this command to place the latest entry from the Clipboard at the insertion point. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting.

This command is duplicated with paste icon on the main toolbar.

Paste from History...

Ctrl+Shift+V

Choose this command to place at the insertion point the selected entry from the Clipboard. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting.

Paste Simple

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+V

Choose this command to place the last entry from the Clipboard at the insertion point as plain text. Refer to the section Cutting, Copying, and Pasting .

Delete

Delete

Choose this command to delete the selected files, or folder from the project tool window, or selected fragment of text from the active editor.

Find

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of search commands:

Find/Replace

Ctrl+F/Ctrl+R

Find or replace text in a current file.

These commands are duplicated by icons actions find svg and renameFavoritesList icons on the main toolbar.

Find Next/Find Previous (Move to Next/Previous Occurrence)

F3/Shift+F3

Use these commands to navigate through the search results in a file. See Finding and Replacing Text in File.

Find Word at Caret

Ctrl+F3

Use this command to jump to the next occurrence of the word where the caret rests. See Finding and Replacing Text in File.

Select All Occurrences

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+J

Use this command to find and select all the occurrences of an item.

Add Selection for Next Occurrence

Alt+J

Use this command to select the next occurrence of an item.

Unselect Occurrence

Shift+Alt+J

Use this command to remove selection from the last selected occurrence of an item.

Find in Path/Replace in Path

Ctrl+Shift+F/Ctrl+Shift+R

Use these commands to search for, and replace a text fragment in a whole project. Refer to the section Finding and Replacing text in Project.

Search/Replace Structurally

Use these commands to perform structural search or replace. Refer to the section Structural Search and Replace for details.

Find Usages

Alt+F7

Use this command to search for the usages of a symbol across an entire project. Refer to the section Finding Usages in Project.

Find Usages Settings

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F7

Use this command to search for the usages of a symbol across an entire project, after setting the desired search options. Refer to the section Finding Usages in Project.

Show Usages

Ctrl+Alt+F7

Use this command to bring up a list of the usages of a symbol across the whole project. Refer to the section Viewing Usages of a Symbol.

Find Usages in a File

Ctrl+F7

Refer to the section Finding Usages in the Current File.

Highlight Usages in a File

Ctrl+Shift+F7

Use this command to visualize usage of a symbol in the current file. Refer to the section Highlighting Usages.

Recent Find Usages

Ctrl+E

Choose this command to view the recent search results. Refer to Viewing Recent Find Usages.

Macros

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of the macros-related commands. Refer to the section Using Macros in the Editor.

Column Selection Mode

Shift+Alt+Insert

Use this command to toggle between column selection and line selection modes. Refer to the section Selecting Text in the Editor.

Select All

Ctrl+A

Choose this command to select all contents of the current file. Refer to the section Selecting Text in the Editor .

Extend Selection

Ctrl+W

Choose this command to select the current word. Use this command successively to extend selection. Refer to the section Selecting Text in the Editor .

Shrink Selection

Ctrl+Shift+W

Choose this command to unselect the currently selected word. Use this command successively to shrink selection. Refer to the section Selecting Text in the Editor .

Join Lines

Ctrl+Shift+J

Choose this command to join lines or literals .

Fill Paragraph

Choose this command to create soft wraps in a paragraph.

Duplicate Lines

Ctrl+D

Choose this command to duplicate a line or fragment of text. Refer to Adding, Deleting and Moving Code Elements .

Indent Selection/Unindent Selection

Tab/Shift+Tab

Choose this command to change indentation of the line at caret. Refer to the section Changing Indentation .

Toggle Case

Ctrl+Shift+U

Choose this command to change case of the selection. See Toggling Case .

Convert Indents

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of the possible indentation and toggle indentation style. Refer to Changing Indentation .

Encode XML/HTML Special Characters

Choose this command to convert the selected special character to its HTML name in the format &char;.

Edit as Table

Choose this command to invoke the table editor for the current documents.

View

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Tool Windows

Point to this node to reveal the list of the available tool windows. Refer to the section Manipulating Tool Windows.

Quick Definition

Ctrl+Shift+I

Choose this command to open the quick definition popup. Refer to the section Viewing Definition .

Quick Documentation

Ctrl+Q

Choose this command to view quick documentation popup window.

Parameter Info

Ctrl+P

Choose this command to view method parameter information.

Context Info

Alt+Q

Choose this command to show the current cursor position, if it runs out of the visible editor pane.

Jump to Source

F4

Choose this command to edit a file selected in a tool window. The file opens in the editor.

Recent Files

Ctrl+E

Choose this command to show the pop-up list of recently opened files and tool windows, and navigate to them.

Recently Changed Files

Ctrl+Shift+E

Choose this command to show the pop-up list of recently changed files and navigate to them.

Recent Changes

Shift+Alt+C

Choose this command to open the pop-up list of recent changes.

Compare with Clipboard

Choose this command to compare the file currently opened in the editor with the contents of the system clipboard. See Comparing files, folders, and text sources.

Quick Switch Scheme

Ctrl+`

Choose this command to switch between schemes.

Toolbar

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the main toolbar.

Tool Buttons

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the tool window buttons.

Status Bar

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the Status toolbar.

Navigation Bar

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the Navigation bar.

Active Editor

Point to this node to reveal the list of nested check commands. These commands apply to the active editor and is only available when it exists.

Show Whitespaces

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the whitespaces in the text.

Show Line Numbers

Select or clear this check command to show or hide line numbers.

Show Gutter Icons

Select or clear this check command to show or hide the icons in the left gutter.

Show Indent Guides

Select or clear this check command to show or hide vertical indent markers.

Use Soft Wraps

Select or clear this check command to show or hide soft wrap markers in the text.

Show Import Popups

Select or clear this check command to show or hide import popups.

BiDi Text Direction

Point to this node to select the direction of text in the string literals containing RTL strings and tokens. Refer to the page Text Direction.

Enter/Exit Presentation Mode

Choose this command to enter or exit presentation mode.

Enter/Exit Distraction Free Mode

Choose this command to enter or exit distraction-free mode.

Enter/Exit Full Screen

Choose this command to enter or exit full screen mode.

Navigate

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Class/File/Symbol

Ctrl+N /
Ctrl+Shift+N
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+N

Choose these commands to find and jump to a class, file, or symbol by name.

Custom Folding...

Ctrl+Alt+.

Choose this command to navigate between custom regions.

Line...

Ctrl+G

Choose this command to navigate to the specified line of code.

Back/Forward

Ctrl+Alt+Left/Ctrl+Alt+Right

Choose these commands to go through the history of the recently navigated items. These commands are duplicated with icons actions back svg and icons actions forward svg buttons on the main toolbar.

Last/Next Edit Location

Ctrl+Shift+Backspace

Choose these commands to jump to the latest edit location and back.

Bookmarks

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of commands related to using bookmarks.

Select In...

Alt+F1

Choose this command to select the desired component from the pop-up list of possible targets.

Jump to Navigation Bar

Alt+Home

Choose this command to navigate across your project using the Navigation Bar.

Declaration

Ctrl+B

Choose this command to jump to a declaration of a symbol.

Implementation(s)

Ctrl+Alt+B

Choose this command to jump to an implementation of a method.

Type Declaration

Ctrl+Shift+B

Choose this command to jump to the type declaration of a symbol.

Super Method

Ctrl+U

Choose this command to jump to a super method of the method at caret.

Test

Ctrl+Shift+T

Choose this command to navigate to an existing test, or create a test. See section Creating Tests.

Related Symbol...

Ctrl+Alt+Home

.

File Structure

Ctrl+F12

Choose this command to navigate through the source code using the File Structure view.

File Path

Ctrl+Alt+F12

See Navigating to File Path.

Type/Method/Call Hierarchy

Ctrl+H/Ctrl+Shift+H/Ctrl+Alt+H

Choose these commands to navigate using the hierarchy views. Refer to the sections Viewing Structure and Hierarchy of the Source Code.

Next/Previous Highlighted Error

F2Shift+F2

Choose these commands to navigate through the highlighted errors.

Next/Previous Change

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DownCtrl+Shift+Alt+Up

Choose these commands to navigate through the change markers (when VCS integration is enabled).

Next/Previous Method

Alt+DownAlt+Up

Choose these commands to go up and down through the methods and tags.

Code

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Override Methods...

Ctrl+O

Choose this command to override a method. See Override Methods of a Superclass.

Implement Methods...

Ctrl+I

Choose this command to implement a method. See Implement Methods of an Interface or Abstract Class.

Generate...

Alt+Insert

Choose this command to create a new element. See (depending on the context) Populating Projects, Generating Code.

Surround With...

Ctrl+Alt+T

Choose this command to surround a logical fragment with code construct.

Unwrap/Remove...

Ctrl+Shift+Delete

Choose this command to unwrap an expression from enclosing statements.

Completion

Point to this node to reveal the nested auto-completion commands.

Folding

Point to this node to reveal the nested folding commands.

Insert Live Template...

Ctrl+J

Choose this command to create code constructs by live templates.

Surround with Live Template...

Ctrl+Alt+J

Choose this command to create code constructs using surround templates.

Comment with Line Comment

Ctrl+/

Choose this command to comment an entire line of code. See Commenting and Uncommenting Blocks of Code .

Comment with Block Comment

Ctrl+Shift+/

Choose this command to comment out a block of code. See Commenting and Uncommenting Blocks of Code .

Reformat Code...

Ctrl+Alt+L

Choose this command to perform code reformatting. See Reformatting Source Code .

Auto-Indent Lines

Ctrl+Alt+I

Choose this command to change indentation .

Optimize Imports...

Ctrl+Alt+O

Choose this command to optimize import statements. See Optimizing imports.

Rearrange Code

Choose this command to rearrange code according to the arrangement rules. This action is not supported for Python.

Move Statement Up/Down

Ctrl+Shift+Up/Ctrl+Shift+Down

Choose this command to move a statement up or down .

Move Element Left/Right

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Left/ Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Right

Choose this command to move element at caret left or right.

Move Line Up/Down

Shift+Alt+Up/Shift+Alt+Down

Choose this command to move a line at caret up or down .

Inspect Code...

Choose this command torun an inspection.

Code Cleanup

Choose this command to open the dialogSpecify Code Cleanup Scope Dialog.

Run Inspection by Name...

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+I

Choose this command torun the specified inspection.

Configure Current File Analysis...

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+H

Choose this command tochange highlighting level of the current file.

View Offline Inspection Results...

Choose this command to see inspection results stored on your computer. See Viewing Offline Inspections Results.

Locate Duplicates...

Choose this command to find code duplicates. Refer to Analyzing Duplicates.

Refactor

Note that the composition of this menu item depends upon the current context.

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Refactor This...

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+T

Choose this command to open a popup menu of the refactorings available in the current context. Refer to the section Refactoring Source Code.

Rename...

Shift+F6

Choose this command to rename an element.

Change Signature...

Ctrl+F6

Choose this command to perform the change signature refactoring. See Change Signature and Change Signature for JavaScript for details.

Move...

F6

Choose this command to move a symbol to the specified location.

Copy...

Ctrl+C

Choose this command to create a copy of an element in the specified location. See Copy refactoring for details.

Safe Delete

Alt+Delete

Choose this command to delete a symbol, performing search for its usages.

Extract

Choose this command to perform one of the extract refactorings.

Inline...

Ctrl+Alt+N

Choose this command to perform inline refactoring.

Pull Members Up...

Choose this command to perform pull members up refactoring.

Push Members Down

Choose this command to perform push members down refactoring.

Invert Boolean

Choose this command to perform invert boolean refactoring .

Run

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Run <current run/debug configuration>

Shift+F10

Choose this command to run the current script with the corresponding temporary run/debug configuration.

This command is duplicated with icons toolwindows toolWindowRun svg icon on the main toolbar.

Debug <current run/debug configuration>

Shift+F9

Choose this command to debug the current script with the corresponding temporary run/debug configuration.

This command is duplicated with icons actions startDebugger svg icon on the main toolbar.

Run <current run/debug configuration> with Coverage

Choose this command to run with coverage the current script with the corresponding temporary run/debug configuration.

This command is duplicated with icons general runWithCoverage svg icon on the main toolbar.

Profile <current run/debug configuration>

Choose this command to perform profiling of the current script.
This command is duplicated by profiler icon icon on the main toolbar.

Concurrency Diagram for <current script>

Choose this command to explore the multi-threaded applications. Refer to the section Thread Concurrency Visualization for details.
This command is duplicated by concurrency visualiser icons ConcurrencyDiagram icon on the main toolbar.

Run...

Shift+Alt+F10

Choose this command to select the desired run/debug configuration, and then launch it. Refer to the section Creating and Editing Run/Debug Configurations.

Debug...

Shift+Alt+F9

Choose this command to select the desired run/debug configuration, and then launch it in debugging mode. Refer to the section Creating and Editing Run/Debug Configurations.

Attach to local process

Choose this command to attach to a Python script. Refer to the section Attach to Process for details.

Edit Configurations...

Choose this command to change run/debug configuration. Refer to the section Creating and Editing Run/Debug Configurations.

Import Test Results

Choose this command to import test results from a file.

Stop

Ctrl+F2

Choose this command to terminate execution of a run/debug configuration. This command is duplicated with icons actions suspend svg icon in the toolboxes of the Run and Debug tool windows.

Show Running List

Choose this command to display a popup that lists all currently running/debugging applications. Refer to the section Viewing Running Processes.

Stepping Commands

These commands become enabled with the debugger session on. Refer to the section Stepping Through the Program. See also descriptions of the stepping toolbar buttons in the Debug tool window reference.

Pause Program

Choose this command to pause output of the current run or debug session. This command is duplicated with icons actions pause svg icon in the toolboxes of the Run and Debug tool windows.

Note that the button is not available for Run/Debug Configuration: Node.js, Run/Debug Configuration: Attach to Node.js/Chrome, and Run/Debug Configuration: NodeUnit.

Resume Program

F9

Choose this command to resume the debugger session with the selected run/debug configuration. This command is duplicated with icons actions resume svg icon in the toolbox of the Debug tool windows.

Evaluate Expression

Alt+F8

Choose this command to evaluate expression during the debug session.

Quick Evaluate Expression

Ctrl+Alt+F8

Choose this command to performquick evaluation of an expression in the editor during the debug session.

Show Execution Point

Alt+F10

Choose this command to show execution point during the debug session.

Toggle Line Breakpoint

Ctrl+F8

Choose this command to turn on or off a line breakpoint. Refer to the section Creating Line Breakpoints.

Toggle Temporary Line Breakpoint

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F8

Choose this command to turn on or off a temporary line breakpoint. Refer to the section To create temporary line breakpoints.

View Breakpoints...

Ctrl+Shift+F8

Choose this command to show all available breakpoints and change them in the Breakpoints dialog.

Tools

Note that composition of the menu Tools depends on the enabled plugins and external tools.

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Tasks and Contexts

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of commands related to tasks and contexts management.

Save File as Template

Choose this command to save the current file as a template file.

IDE Scripting Console

Choose this command to launch the interactive scripting console.

Analyze Stacktrace...

Choose this command to analyze external stacktrace.

Capture Memory Snapshot

Choose this command to get the memory state of the profiled application.

Python Console

Choose this command to launch the Python interactive console.

Create setup.py / Run setup.py

Use these commands to create and run setup.py.

Show Code Coverage Data

Ctrl+Alt+F6

Choose this command to view coverage results. See Code Coverage for details.

Vim Emulator

Select this check command to enable or disable Vim emulation. This command only appears when Vim plugin is installed and enabled. Refer to the tutorial Configuring PyCharm to work as a Vim editor.

Reconfigure Vim Keymap

This command is only visible, when Vim Emulator is checked. Choose it to select a different base keymap for the Vim emulator.

Deployment

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of deployment-related commands. Refer to the section Deploying your application.

Open terminal

Choose this command to run the embedded local terminal.

Start SSH Session

Choose this command to launch a terminal on a remote SSH server. Refer to the section Running SSH Terminal.

HTTP Client

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of commands related to composing and running requests to a RESTful web service. Refer to the Testing RESTful Web Services section.

Vagrant

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of standard Vagrant actions. Refer to the section Vagrant: Working with Reproducible Development Environments, and to the tutorial Configuring PyCharm to work on a VM.

VCS

Note that the VCS menu contains different commands, depending on the enabled version control system. The following table shows the menu commands available when no version control integration is enabled.

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Local History

Point to this node to reveal the list of commands related to Local History.

Enable Version Control Integration...

Choose this command to associate a project root with one of the supported version control systems.

VCS Operations Popup

Alt+`

Choose this command to invoke the popup list of the most popular VCS actions.

Apply Patch...

Choose this command to apply a patch.

Checkout from Version Control

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of the checkout commands, specific for the supported version control systems. With no version control integration enabled, it is possible to check out from SVN, Mercurial, Git, GitHub, and CVS.

Import into Version Control

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of the import commands, specific for the supported version control systems. With no version control integration enabled, it is possible to import to SVN, Mercurial, Git, GitHub, and CVS.

Browse VCS Repository

Point to this node to reveal the sub-menu of the browse commands, specific for the supported version control systems. With no version control integration enabled, it is possible to browse Subversion, Git, and CVS repositories that are not associated with the currently opened project.
  • Browse CVS Repository: when you choose this option PyCharm opens the Select CVS Root Configuration dialog, where you can select the relevant CVS root, see Configuring CVS Roots and Browsing CVS Repository.

  • Browse Git Repository Log: choose this option to view the log for a local Git repository that is associated with another project. When you select the relevant repository in the Select Path dialog box, PyCharm adds a new Log tab to the Version Control tool window and shows the log for the selected repository. The name of the project associated with the selected repository is displayed in the tab title, when you hover the mouse over this tab, the full path to the repository is shown in a tooltip.

  • Browse Subversion Repository: when you choose this option PyCharm opens the SVN Repositories tool window where you can view, add, and edit location of SVN repositories.

It is important to note that with VCS integration enabled, the composition of the VCS menu is different.

Window

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Store Current Layout as Default

Choose this command to save the current way the tool windows are arranged.

Restore Default Layout

Shift+F12

Choose this command to restore the initial way the tool windows are arranged.

Active Tool Window

Choose this command to reveal the sub-menu of commands, related to the active tool window. Refer to the sections Working with Tool Windows, Manipulating Tool Windows, Tool Windows Viewing Modes.

Editor Tabs

Choose this command to reveal the sub-menu of commands, related to the editor tabs. Refer to the section Managing Editor Tabs.

Note that these commands can also be found on the context menu of an editor tab.

Background Tasks

Choose this command to reveal the sub-menu of commands, related to performing tasks in background. Refer to the section Working with Background Tasks.

Next Project Window / Previous Project Window

Ctrl+Alt+]
Ctrl+Alt+[

Choose this command to switch between currently opened projects. See Switching Between Open Projects.

<project>

Select project to be shown in the active window. See Switching Between Open Projects.

Help

Menu item

Keyboard shortcut

Description

Find Action

Ctrl+Shift+A

Choose this command to invoke an action by its name.

Keymap Reference

Choose this command to see the PyCharm shortcuts map in PDF format.

Demos and Screencasts

Choose this command to see the PyCharm demo videos and screencasts on YouTube .

Help

Choose this command to visit PyCharm online Help topics.

Tip of the Day

Choose this command to show an arbitrary tip.

Refer to the section Using Tips of the Day.

Productivity Guide

Choose this command to show productivity guide.

Submit Feedback

Choose this command to report your overall impression of PyCharm to the support service.

Refer to the section Reporting Issues and Sharing Your Feedback.

Show Log in Explorer/Finder

Choose this command to find PyCharm's log.

Refer to the section Reporting Issues and Sharing Your Feedback for details.

Edit Custom Properties

Choose this command to open the custom file idea.properties, located under the user home. If this file does not exist, PyCharm suggests to create it.

Refer to the section Tuning PyCharm for details.

Edit Custom VM Options

Choose this command to open the custom file *.vmoptions, located under the user home. If this file does not exist, PyCharm suggests to create it.

Refer to the section Tuning PyCharm for details.

Debug Log Settings

Choose this command to change logging level for a category. Choosing this command leads to opening the Custom Debug Log Configuration dialog box, where you have to type the log categories names, separated with new lines.

Refer to the section Reporting Issues and Sharing Your Feedback.

Developer Community

Choose this command to open the PyCharm community page.

Register...

Choose this command to register register PyCharm.

Check for Updates...

Choose this command to obtain information about the current version, and the availability of newer versions of PyCharm. Refer to Updates page.

This command in available on Windows/Linux. On Mac OS it appears on the PyCharm menu.

About

Choose this command to obtain information about the current version of PyCharm, current build, etc. Press Escape to close the popup window.

This command in available on Windows/Linux. On Mac OS it appears on the PyCharm menu.

Last modified: 12 October 2018