How to change location of .IntelliJIdea directory


Currently, this ".IntelliJIdea" directory is located in %USERPROFILE%.

For me this is C:\Documents and Settings\NickMinutello,
however, I like to keep my C-drive very small - and also free from fragmentation.

How can I change the location of the ".IntelliJIdea" directory. I did a quick search of the forums, but didnt find anything.

Thanks,
Nick

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Nick Minutello wrote:


Currently, this ".IntelliJIdea" directory is located in %USERPROFILE%.

For me this is C:\Documents and Settings\NickMinutello,
however, I like to keep my C-drive very small - and also free from fragmentation.

How can I change the location of the ".IntelliJIdea" directory. I did a quick search of the forums, but didnt find anything.

Thanks,
Nick


change this line in ]]>/bin/idea.bat

SET JVM_ARGS= %IDEA_JVM_ARGS% -Didea.system.path=~/.IntelliJIdea/system
-Didea.config.path=~/.IntelliJIdea/config
-Didea.popup.weight=%IDEA_POPUP_WEIGHT%

Edo

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Edoardo Comar wrote:

change this line in <ideahome>/bin/idea.bat

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SET JVM_ARGS= %IDEA_JVM_ARGS% -Didea.system.path=~/.IntelliJIdea/system
-Didea.config.path=~/.IntelliJIdea/config
-Didea.popup.weight=%IDEA_POPUP_WEIGHT%

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Edo


Or, if you are using the installer-version (idea.exe), you will find a similar line with
settings for idea.system.path and idea.config.path in the file ]]>/bin/idea.lax

Sascha


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Thanks Eduardo, Sascha.
-Nick

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When using other programs, that put things in the "home" directory,
too, than the question must be, how to move the home directory to
another drive.

Tom


On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 15:33:17 +0000 (UTC), Nick Minutello
<jiveadmin@jetbrains.com> wrote:


Currently, this ".IntelliJIdea" directory is located in %USERPROFILE%.

For me this is C:\Documents and Settings\NickMinutello,
however, I like to keep my C-drive very small - and also free from fragmentation.

How can I change the location of the ".IntelliJIdea" directory. I did a quick search of the forums, but didnt find anything.

Thanks,
Nick


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Windows XP/2K:



To specify a home directory for a profile

1.. Open Computer Management.
2.. In the console tree, click Users.
Where?

a.. Computer Management
b.. System Tools
c.. Local Users and Groups
d.. Users
3.. Right-click the user account for which you want to specify a home
folder, and then click Properties.
4.. On the Profile tab, click Connect, and then specify a drive letter.
5.. In To, type a path.
a.. You can use a network path, such as:

airedale\users\philsp

b.. Or a local path, such as:
c:\users\kimy

c.. You can substitute %username% for the last subdirectory in the path,
such as:

airedale\users\%username%

Eugene


"Thomas Singer" <idea@regnis.de> wrote in message
news:3dd8aca1.1942413@news.intellij.net...

When using other programs, that put things in the "home" directory,
too, than the question must be, how to move the home directory to
another drive.

>

Tom

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On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 15:33:17 +0000 (UTC), Nick Minutello
<jiveadmin@jetbrains.com> wrote:

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Currently, this ".IntelliJIdea" directory is located in %USERPROFILE%.

>

For me this is C:\Documents and Settings\NickMinutello,
however, I like to keep my C-drive very small - and also free from

fragmentation.

>

How can I change the location of the ".IntelliJIdea" directory. I did a

quick search of the forums, but didnt find anything.

>

Thanks,
Nick

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Thank you, Eugene.

Tom


On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 13:00:59 +0300, "Eugene Belyaev"
<beg@intellij.com> wrote:

Windows XP/2K:



To specify a home directory for a profile

1.. Open Computer Management.
2.. In the console tree, click Users.
Where?

a.. Computer Management
b.. System Tools
c.. Local Users and Groups
d.. Users
3.. Right-click the user account for which you want to specify a home
folder, and then click Properties.
4.. On the Profile tab, click Connect, and then specify a drive letter.
5.. In To, type a path.
a.. You can use a network path, such as:

airedale\users\philsp

b.. Or a local path, such as:
c:\users\kimy

c.. You can substitute %username% for the last subdirectory in the path,
such as:

airedale\users\%username%

Eugene


"Thomas Singer" <idea@regnis.de> wrote in message
news:3dd8aca1.1942413@news.intellij.net...

When using other programs, that put things in the "home" directory,
too, than the question must be, how to move the home directory to
another drive.

>

Tom

>
>

On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 15:33:17 +0000 (UTC), Nick Minutello
<jiveadmin@jetbrains.com> wrote:

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>

Currently, this ".IntelliJIdea" directory is located in %USERPROFILE%.

>

For me this is C:\Documents and Settings\NickMinutello,
however, I like to keep my C-drive very small - and also free from

fragmentation.

>

How can I change the location of the ".IntelliJIdea" directory. I did a

quick search of the forums, but didnt find anything.

>

Thanks,
Nick

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