Project root directory in One Drive


1. Project is located in a folder shared via One Drive.

2. Created files disappearing.

3. Corrupted files without names appears. 

4. In the Project Structure tool window, non-existent folders appear.

5. IDE shows warnings that the file was edited externally.


One Drive constantly makes operations with the assigned directory and doesn't allow other applications to read the directory correctly.


One Drive has the function "Files on demand" hidden under Settings | Sync and Backup | Advanced settings. Clicking on "Download all files" should make them locally available and thus mitigate problems with these files. The creation of new files may still cause issues.

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