How to launch console app in external window?

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When I launch a console app in the debugger it opens an external console window. If I don't run in the debugger the output shows in the "run" tool window.

How can I always show an external console window?

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I'm having the same problems right now and my application throws an exception due to the fact that output is re-directed.

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My question is how can I always have the console window be internal?  I don't want an external console during debugging.  Why is it always external during debugging?

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+1 to Charles, would be pretty handy to debug in the internal console. 

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Totally agree. Is it possible to see command line application output inside the IDE?

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There's a checkbox "Use external console" in the Run/Debug Configurations dialog that seems to be what you're looking for.



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The problem of Charles Williams was still present in Rider 2017.3.1, but not anymore in 2018.1.4.

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