Factory Reset? Reset Defaults?


I've just been learning this IDE and I've made a lot of changes to the default scheme and default inspections settings.

Now I would like to restore these default's to their out of the box configuration.

I can't seem to find a way to do this.

I would prefer not to have to uninstall and reinstall the software to do something like this.

Anyone suggestions would be appreciated.

Thank you.

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Hi Bryan,

Settings | Inspections -- there is "Reset To Default" tool button (Ctrl+R is default shortcut on Windows) -- this will reset current profile to it's default setup. The button most likely hidden (only first button on that local toolbar is visible), but you can see it when hover over >> icon (above list with inspections, to the left of the search field) or use shortcut.

In addition to the "Reset to Default" button all changed inspections are highlighted in different color (blue in default color scheme).

If you want to reset everyting to defaults -- backup (just in case) & delete config files (C:\Users\USERNAME\.WebIde10\config on Windows 7) while PhpStorm is closed and on startup it will re-create default settings.

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Thanks, I totally did not know about that hidden toolbar.

Exactly what I wanted.

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What about instructions for MacOS ? I deleted the ~/Library/Logs directory and now I get this:


I reinstalled the app but i am still getting the message and unable to start PHPStorm.

Vladimir Luchansky
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Angel, did you delete the Logs directory itself? It's a system directory. You need to create it again.

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hi , please what are the instructions for mac os (El captan 10.11) for factory reset phpstorm 2018.1




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