After a PyCharm professional update, the ability to run Python interpreters inside of Docker containers seems to have been removed

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I've just updated to the newest version of PyCharm Professional using the JetBrains toolbox.

In the previous version, there was an option to add a Python interpreter inside of a Docker image or one configured via Docker-Compose. These were the last two options in the "Add Python Interpreter" dialogue box.

After the upgrade, these two options are missing. I can still see the remainder of options: Virtualenv Environment, Conda, System Interpreter, Pipenv, SSH and Vagrant. 

I've already tried clearing the settings. I can see that both the Remote Python and Docker plugins are installed. I'm running on OSX.

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Rolling back to PyCharm Professional 2018.2.x fixes this problem. It's a shame to have to use an older version, but this definitely does seem to be a bug in the newest version of the IDE.

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Ooops - I figured this out. A synchronized setting was causing the "docker-python" plugin to disable.

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