Pycharm v2023.3 Python console doesn't provide access to variables


PyCharm 2023.3 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-233.11799.259, built on December 3, 2023
Licensed to 3red Trading / Farouk Khawaja
Subscription is active until November 30, 2024.
Runtime version: 17.0.9+7-b1087.7 x86_64
VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o.
macOS 13.0
GC: G1 Young Generation, G1 Old Generation
Memory: 2048M
Cores: 16
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Non-Bundled Plugins:
 com.github.jk1.ytplugin (2023.1.64)
 ru.meanmail.plugin.requirements (2022.4.1)

Example.. the script ‘’ is super simple..

In older Pycharm v2023.1.4 which I was using, I could run this script using the pycharm script runner tool, then type ‘m.’ (m - dot) in the console and the console would display the available methods.   It no longer does this.  

Now, while the ‘m’ variable is there after running the script in the console, typing ‘m.' (m - dot) doesn't bring up the methods.   I can fully type them out myself and execute which works fine.   Is there a new configuration option that I'm missing or is this a bug?

The configuration of the script which is unchanged from the previous version of Pycharm.


FYI.. I've run the script with and without the shebang shown in the script above.


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Sorry.. seems hitting ‘enter’ in this text box publishes the comment.

In my case, the auto-completion options work fine.    

My problem occurs when I run a script and have flaged it to run in the console so I can interact with it.

As mentioned in the original post, when I run a simple script in the python console, I would expect that typing ‘m.’ would bring up the context menu for the variable.  It no longer does.   


Fkhawaja , please try setting Runtime under File | Settings > Build, Execution, Deployment > Console > Code completion

Does it work as expected then?


Thanks!  That solved the problem


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