PyCharm 2018.2 Help

Project Interpreter

File | Settings | Project Interpreter for Windows and Linux
PyCharm | Preferences | Project Interpreter for macOS
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Use this page to select a Python interpreter for each of the projects opened in the same window.

Projects pane

ItemDescription
ProjectsThis pane displays the list of projects, opened in the same window. The first project in the list is the primary project.

Interpreters

ItemDescription
Project InterpreterFor the project, selected in the Projects pane, choose Python interpreter from the drop-down list.

The interpreters in the list are configured using the icons general gearPlain button, as described in the section Viewing list of available Python interpreters.

Path mappingsThis field is only available for the remote interpreters!

This field shows read-only mappings between the desired local path and the corresponding remote path. PyCharm allows configuring paths by clicking browseButton next to the field. In the dialog box that opens, click icons general add or icons general remove svg buttons to change the path mappings as desired.

icons general gearPlainClick this button to reveal the list of available types of interpreters:
py add interpreter

From the list, choose the one to be added:

Packages

This table shows the packages installed locally.

ItemDescription
PackageThis column shows the list of packages residing in the accessible remote repositories. For each package you can view its name and repository. Additional information is displayed at the tooltip.
VersionThis column shows the currently installed version of a package.
LatestThis column shows the latest available versions of the packages. If a version is outdated and the package can be upgraded, icons vcs arrow right mark appears in this column.

Packages toolbar

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
icons general addInstall
Alt+Insert
Click this button to install a new package from the accessible remote repositories.
icons general remove svgUninstall
Alt+Delete
Click this button to uninstall the selected local package.
icons actions previousOccurence svgUpgradeClick this button to install the latest available version of a package. This button is only available for the outdated package versions.
python icons com jetbrains python condaenvUse Conda Package ManagerThis button appears for Conda interpreters ONLY!
If this button is pressed, the Conda package manager is used. If this button is released, than pip is used.
Last modified: 17 September 2018

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