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Khadija Raffat
Khadija Raffat
Data Analysis Techdegree Student 348 Points

I made a new file in Pycharm but when I try to run the code, it runs the previous file. How do i switch to my new file?

I'm running codes on Pycharm but when I add a new file and then write the code and try to run it, it runs the previous file code. I can't seem to figure out how to run the new file.

Anybody know how to do it?

1 Answer

Kiefer H
Kiefer H
5,665 Points

Right Click in your Code -> Select 'Run'

PyCharm by default saves a config when you run a python script so it automatically gets selected you press Shift-F10 (or whatever your keybind is to run your scripts) or the Green Arrow.

To prevent this, you can select the drop-down next to the Green Arrow on the toolbar and select 'Current File' so it will ALWAYS run the file in the code preview.

Here is a preview: NOTE that the "Run 'Database'" the Database is my current Python script name.