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Node.js Interpreters Dialog

File | Settings | Languages and Frameworks | Node.js and NPM for Windows and Linux
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The dialog box opens when you click browseButton   next to the Node Interpreter field in the Run/Debug Configuration: Node.js dialog or on the Node.js and NPM page.

Use this dialog box to configure a local or remote Node.js interpreter or a Node.js on Windows Subsystem for Linux.

Item Tooltip Description
Node.js Interpreters The list shows all the configured Node.js interpreters, both local and remote ones. For local interpreters, WebStorm also shows the path to the Node.js executable file and to the associated npm executable file, see npm and Yarn.
icons general add svg Add Click this button to add a new Node.js interpreter to the list. From the drop-down menu, select Add Local, Add Remote, or Add WSL. Depending on your choice, select the relevant local Node.js installation, or configure a remote interpreter in the Configure Node.js Remote Interpreter dialog, or specify the Linux distribution you’re using and the path to Node.js in the Add WSL Node Interpreter dialog.
icons general remove svg Delete Click this button to remove the selected interpreter from the list.
icons actions edit svg Edit Click this button to create a new interpreter with the settings copied from the selected one.
Node interpreter This read-only field shows the path to the selected local interpreter.
Npm package In this field, choose the package manager (npm or Yarn) to use in the current project, see Configuring a package manager for a project for details.
Last modified: 14 September 2018

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