New project buttons not working



When I try to create a new project, either from the welcome or if I open another project, nothing happens. The open from existing sources or from version control work, but the new project button doesn't. It might sound cliche but I created a project earlier today and it worked, then when I deleted it to try and create a new one it stopped working.

I followed some advice from earlier posts on the same topic and updated and disabled various plugins, all of which didn't resolve my problem. Any suggestions?

System info:

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3.5 (Ultimate Edition)
Build #IU-173.4674.33, built on March 5, 2018
JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1024-b15 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
Mac OS X 10.13.3


Hello Nicholas,

Could you please provide idea.log ("Help | Show Log in...") after restarting IDE and reproducing the issue? You cfold use any online file sharing service,

use or FTP: 


I uploaded the idea.log file to the first link. Restarting my IDE & PC didn't fix the problem



Please try to temporary disable "IntelliJ-Haskell (1.0.0-beta12) " plugin. Do you face the same issue if you start IDEA directly without using ToolBox?


That would be it! Guess that old plugin was causing problems.

Works to create new projects in all locations. Thanks!


Hi Yaroslav Bedrov, am also facing the same issue. 

IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 (Ultimate Edition)
Build #IU-212.4746.92, built on July 27, 2021

Runtime version: 11.0.11+9-b1504.13 x86_64
VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o.
macOS 11.5.1
GC: G1 Young Generation, G1 Old Generation
Memory: 2048M
Cores: 16
Non-Bundled Plugins: org.sonarlint.idea (, com.intellij.lang.jsgraphql (3.0.0), zielu.gittoolbox (212.6.6)
Kotlin: 212-1.5.10-release-IJ4746.92


Hi Thangarajavailable Please try to temporarly disable all third-party plugins. If the problem remains submit a new request at , and provide the IDE logs. (Help | Collect Logs and Diagnostic Data)


I had the same issue with IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 (Ultimate) after I upgraded Kotlin to the newer version. 

Fixed the issue by disabling Kotlin plugin.



It's a known bug in the Kotlin plug-in. It needs Maven and Gradle plug-ins to work properly which are disabled in your configuration.

The solution is to either disable Kotlin plug-in or to enable Maven and Gradle plug-ins.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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