Command Line Tool Support
This page is available only when the Command Line Tool Support plugin is installed and enabled as described in Installing, Updating and Uninstalling Repository Plugins and Enabling and Disabling Plugins.
WebStorm supports running commands of third-party or user-defined tools. Code completion and parameter hints are provided via a tool-specific XML descriptor.
The page shows a list of all custom command line tools integrated with WebStorm. Tools with inconsistencies in the
.xml descriptor are marked with .
|Item||Tooltip and shortcut||Description|
|Enabled||When the checkbox in this column is selected, the commands defined within the corresponding command line tool can be executed from WebStorm.|
|Alias||In this text box, specify the character string to use in command calls instead of the full path to the tool.|
|Tool Path||In this text box, specify the location of the tool's executable file.|
|Type||This read-only field shows the official name of the third party command line tool. The column is available only if the Show tool type checkbox is selected. For custom command line tools, the fields in this column are empty.|
|Show tool type||If this checkbox is selected, the Type column is added to the table of available tools.|
|Show console in|| In this area, specify where you want to enter commands. The available options are: |
Although WebStorm provides a tool window for running commands, it is strongly recommended that you use the built-in local Terminal instead.
|Console encoding||From this drop-down list, choose the character set to show the tool's output in the Command Line Tools Console Tool Window.|
|Click this button to open the Create Custom Tool dialog box. When you click Yes, WebStorm opens the Tool Settings dialog box for specifying the location of the new tool.|
|Click this button remove the selected tool from the list.|
|Edit||Click this button to change the definition file of the selected tool.|
|Reload command list from executable||Click this button to refresh the list of commands of the selected tool.|
|Open definition in editor||Click this button to open the |