Why is Django is installed in every new virtual environment project.

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Hi,

I've started using Virtual Environments for my Python and Django projects.

What I've noticed  was that every new Django project installs Django.

Is there a way to use just one installation Django for all virtual environment projects?

Thanks for any help.

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Hi Jg4549,

Do you mean that you would like to use the same venv/interpreter?

If yes, then when creating a project you could switch to Existing interpreter instead of creating a new virtual env.

Please let me know if I have missed something in your usecase.

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Like shown below:

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Thank you for your reply.

So my question now is if I choose Existing Interpreter would I still be able to create a virtual environment and if so can I choose

which python interpreter (from any other env) to run?

 

What I meant in my original question was how to use the same env/Django framework in every project created in its own virtual environment.

The main requirement is that all projects python and Django are in a virtual environments.

 

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You can use the same venv/interpreter in your projects. If you go to Settings/Preferences | Project | Project Interpreter  you will be able to switch your interpreter to use the one that needed. Please see https://www.jetbrains.com/help/pycharm/configuring-python-interpreter.html

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Thank you for your help.

I got it working.

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