PyCharm 2019.1 Help

Run PyCharm for the first time

When you run PyCharm for the first time, or after you have upgraded it from a previous version, some steps are required to complete the installation, customize your instance and start working with the IDE.

Import PyCharm settings

In the Complete Installation dialog, select whether you want to import the IDE settings:

Complete Installation dialog

If this is your first instance of PyCharm, choose the Do not import settings option.

Select the user interface theme

Select whether you want to use the default Darcula or Light theme.

Download and install additional plugins

If necessary, download and install additional plugins that are not bundled with the IDE from the PyCharm plugins repository.

Start a project in PyCharm

On the Welcome screen, you can do the following:

Welcome screen
Last modified: 12 April 2019