How to hide (not pop up) Run panel when clicking run?

i find it a bit annoying that i have to close the additional "Run" panel everytime i run my windowed application, as it pops up by itself.
Is there any way to hide it or prevent it from doing so, like it is possible for the build panel?


Hi Flavelius,

Could you please add a screenshot of the panel? I'm not sure I understand what you mean.


Well, i mean the panel that is called 'Run', that pops up when you press Run, sorry if this sounds rude, but there's only one panel like that:



Thanks for the screenshot. Yes, you can turn this off. Just go to Run -> Edit Configurations, find the run configuration that you use, and uncheck Activate tool window option.


Thanks, that did it.


I wonder how to do the same with the build output. And also can I somehow set it up by default, so that every time I click on the green button that runs a test I don't need to change the Run/Debug Configuration?




Could you please try tweaking the settings in Preferences | Build, Execution, Deployment | Toolset and Build | Presentation?

Please inform me if that helps.


I'm using Rust with Clion, so that's probably why I cannot find Preferences | Build, Execution, Deployment | Toolset and Build | Presentation

But I think this should be a standard window for all Intellij-based IDEs, right?

I used this advice 

Help -> Find Action -> type 'Experimental Features' -> click on 'Experimental Features...'

It's better, at least the thing does not always pop up. But now if I want to see the build results, I need to rebuild manually because the window is not just hidden, it's inactive.

Currently, there is no direct way to hide the popup build output window. The build output window will appear automatically when you press build button.
However, there is a workaround to prevent the build output window from popping up after building your project.
To do so, please follow these steps:

1. Go to Run | Edit Configurations
2. In the left pane of the Run/Debug Configuration window, click the "+" icon and select Cargo configuration type.
3. In the "Command" field of the configuration settings, enter "build".
4. Uncheck the "Activate tool window" option.
5. Click Apply and then Ok to save the changes.
6. Now, in the Run toolbar, switch the active run configuration to the newly created "build" configuration.
7. Click the run button to build your project. The build window shouldn't  pop up.

About your second question about running or debugging a file using the gutter menu.
Unfortunately, at the moment, there is no way to change or hide this menu. Let us know if you require this function and provide details on the specific features or behavior you expect from it.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to let me know.

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