Run Tool Window
The Run tool window displays output generated by your application. If you are running multiple applications, each one is displayed in a tab named after the run/debug configuration applied.
The appearance of each tab depends on the type of the application being run and can include additional toolboxes and panes.
The main toolbar of the Run tool window lets you rerun, stop, pause, or terminate an application. The following table contains descriptions of the buttons that are common for most applications.
Tooltip and shortcut
Click this button to stop the current application and run it again.
Click this button to rerun the current application.
|Click this button to have the process output paused. |
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.
|Click this button to terminate the current process externally by means of the standard |
Clicking the button once invokes soft kill allowing the application to catch the
Click this button to to have the changes to the current layout abandoned and return to the default state.
Click this button to pin or unpin the current tab. You may need to pin a tab to prevent it from closing automatically when the maximum number of tabs is reached in this window.
Click this button to close the selected tab of the Run tool window and terminate the current process.
Use this icon or shortcut to open the corresponding help page.
Context Menu Commands
Compare with Clipboard
Opens the Clipboard vs Editor dialog box that allows you to view the differences between the selection from the editor and the current clipboard content. This dialog is a regular comparing tool that enables you to copy the line at caret to the clipboard, find text, navigate between differences and manage white spaces.
Choose this command to copy the current URL to the system clipboard. This command only shows on a URL, if it is included in an application's output.
Choose this command to open the Create Gist dialog box.
Clears the output window.
Tooltip and shortcut
Up/down the Stack Trace
Click this button to navigate up or down in the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.
Use Soft Wraps
Click this button to toggle the soft wrap mode of the output.
Scroll to the end
Click this button to navigate to the bottom of the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.
Click this button to send the console text to the default printer.
Click this button to remove all text from the console. This function is also available on the context menu of the console.
Show Python prompt
|This button is available in the Debug console. If it is pressed, you can enter commands in the console and view output.|
Note that in the debug console, code completion is available:
It's also possible to scroll through the history of commands with the up and down arrow keys.
|Press this button to show the Debug Console History dialog box, where one can view the console entries and navigate through them, using the arrow keys. |
Click OK to close the dialog box.
Karma Server tab
For details, see Karma.