WebStorm 2019.3 Help

Perforce

Before you start

  1. Install a Perforce client as described on the Perforce Official website.

  2. Create an account with the Perforce depot.

  3. Install and enable the Perforce Integration repository plugin as described in Managing plugins.

Start with Perforce in WebStorm

  1. Create a client spec using your Perforce client.

  2. Get source files from the Perforce depot using your Perforce client.

  3. As soon as the local working copy is on your computer, associate your local directory with Perforce.

    After that you will be able to open source files for edit, and perform the usual Perforce-related tasks using WebStorm.

Perforce support

  • When Perforce integration with WebStorm is enabled, the Perforce item appears in the VCS menu, and in the context menus of the editor and Project tool window.

  • The files in the folders under the Perforce control are highlighted according to their status. See File Status Highlights for file status highlighting conventions.

  • Modifications results are shown in the Version Control tool window Alt+9.

  • When using Perforce integration, it is helpful to open the Console tab of the Version Control tool window Alt+9, which displays the following data:
    • All commands generated based on the settings you specify through the WebStorm user interface.

    • Information messages concerning the results of executing generated Perforce commands.

    • Error messages.

Last modified: 15 January 2020