PyCharm 2018.3 Help

Welcome Screen

PyCharm displays the Welcome screen when no project is opened. From this screen, you can quickly access the main sections of PyCharm. The Welcome screen appears when you close the only opened instance of the project, or you run PyCharm for the first time.

The Welcome screen

Quick start

Use the links of this section to create a new project create a new project, open or import an existing project, or check out a project from version control.

You can see the Opening Your Project for the First Time section to learn about first opening your project from your disk or from VCS.

Also, use the drop-down arrows (The drop-down arrow) Configure to configure your working environment, and Get Help to open help topics, tips of the day, and default keymap document.

Recent projects

If you have several projects in PyCharm, you can see a list of these projects in the left pane of the Welcome screen.

Reopen a project

  • Click the project name in the list.

Find a project of interest

  • Start typing the project name.

    py welcomeScreenRecentProjects

Delete a recent project from the list

Select the project that you want to remove. Press Delete and confirm deletion in the Remove Recent Project dialog. Alternatively, click the Delete icon (close).

Last modified: 13 December 2018

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