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TomNussbaumer / idea14fix.md
Last active Sep 12, 2015
IDEA 14 Community Edition: quick fix for vmoptions containing spaces
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Normally vm options stored in idea.vmoptions and idea64.vmoptions contain no spaces. But whenever you need to set an option which contains one, the idea.sh will fail.

A common use-case for a vm option containing a space is the following line:

-Duser.name=Tom\ Nussbaumer

This will override the user name used in all templates with the given one. To get IDEA working with such a setting you have to edit file idea.sh.

At the very end of the script there is the following block:

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