Android Studio For Mac



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Setting up Android Studio takes just a few clicks.

If you're new to Android Studio, start here: Part 1 walks through installing Android Studio 3.x and launching your first Android project. Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher, up to 10.13 (High. 1 day ago  I installed Android Studio on my Mac. I have an android project. I'd like to build it in command-line. If I try to build, or even just get the available tasks./gradlew tasks I got this error: No Java runtime present, requesting install. I don't want to install a new JDK. I can build the app in Android Studio. Android Emulator., thus it will work on Mac too! So these were the Best 5 Android Emulators for Mac OS, besides these there are other options available too such as the Android SDK (Official) Emulator,AndroVM, AndroLite but configuring official Android SDK is a tedious task and other two didn’t interest me much, you can check them out too. Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Google 's Android operating system, built on JetBrains ' IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, macOS and Linux based operating systems or as a subscription-based service in 2020. Android Studio is a new IDE for the Android operating system. Launched by Google, it offers new tools for developing apps and is a good alternative to Eclipse, currently the most popular IDE. When you create a new project on Android Studio, the project's structure will.

First, be sure you download the latest version of Android Studio.

Windows

To install Android Studio on Windows, proceed as follows:

  1. If you downloaded an .exe file (recommended), double-click to launch it.

    If you downloaded a .zip file, unpack the ZIP, copy the android-studio folder into your Program Files folder, and then open the android-studio > bin folder and launch studio64.exe (for 64-bit machines) or studio.exe (for 32-bit machines).

  2. Follow the setup wizard in Android Studio and install any SDK packages that it recommends.

That's it.The following video shows each step of the setup procedure when using the recommended.exe download.

As new tools and other APIs become available, Android Studio tells youwith a pop-up, or you can check for updates by clicking Help >Check for Update.

Mac

To install Android Studio on your Mac, proceed as follows:

  1. Launch the Android Studio DMG file.
  2. Drag and drop Android Studio into the Applications folder, then launch Android Studio.
  3. Select whether you want to import previous Android Studio settings, then click OK.
  4. The Android Studio Setup Wizard guides you through the rest of the setup, which includes downloading Android SDK components that are required for development.

That's it.The following video shows each step of the recommended setup procedure.

As new tools and other APIs become available, Android Studio tells youwith a pop-up, or you can check for updates by clicking Android Studio> Check for Updates.

Note: If you use Android Studio on macOS Mojave or later, you might see a prompt to allow the IDE to access your calendar, contacts, or photos. This prompt is caused by new privacy protection mechanisms for applications that access files under the home directory. So, if your project includes files and libraries in your home directory, and you see this prompt, you can select Don't Allow.

Linux

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To install Android Studio on Linux, proceed as follows:

  1. Unpack the .zip file you downloaded to an appropriate location for your applications, such as within /usr/local/ for your user profile, or /opt/ for shared users.

    If you're using a 64-bit version of Linux, make sure you first install the required libraries for 64-bit machines.

  2. To launch Android Studio, open a terminal, navigate to the android-studio/bin/ directory, and execute studio.sh.
  3. Select whether you want to import previous Android Studio settings or not, then click OK.
  4. The Android Studio Setup Wizard guides you through the rest of the setup, which includes downloading Android SDK components that are required for development.
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Tip:To make Android Studio available in your list of applications, selectTools > Create Desktop Entry from the Android Studio menu bar.

Required libraries for 64-bit machines

If you are running a 64-bit version of Ubuntu, you need to install some 32-bitlibraries with the following command:

If you are running 64-bit Fedora, the command is:

That's it.The following video shows each step of the recommended setup procedure.

As new tools and other APIs become available, Android Studio tells youwith a pop-up, or you can check for updates by clicking Help >Check for Update.

Chrome OS

Follow these steps to install Android Studio on Chrome OS:

  1. If you haven't already done so, install Linux for Chrome OS.
  2. Open the Files app and locate the DEB package you downloaded in theDownloads folder under My files.
  3. Right-click the DEB package and select Install with Linux (Beta).

    • If you have installed Android Studio before, select whether you want toimport previous Android Studio settings, then click OK.
  4. The Android Studio Setup Wizard guides you through the rest of thesetup, which includes downloading Android SDK components that arerequired for development.

  5. After installation is complete, launch Android Studio either from theLauncher, or from the Chrome OS Linux terminal by running studio.sh inthe default installation directory:

    /opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh

That's it. As new tools and other APIs become available, Android Studio tells youwith a pop-up, or you can check for updates by clicking Help >Check for Update.

Note: Android Studio on Chrome OS currently supports deploying your app only toa connected hardware device. To learn more, read Run apps on a hardwaredevice.
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Android Studio includes keyboard shortcuts for many common actions. Table 1shows the default keyboard shortcuts by operating system. Keep in mind, becauseAndroid Studio is based on IntelliJ IDEA, you can find additional shortcuts inthe IntelliJ IDEA keymap reference documentation.

Note: In addition to the default keymaps intable 1 below, you can select from a number of preset keymaps or create a customkeymap. For more about customizing your keyboard shortcuts, seeConfigure Custom Keymaps, below.

Table 1. Default keyboard shortcuts for Windows/Linux and Mac operating systems.

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DescriptionWindows/LinuxMac
General
Save allControl+SCommand+S
SynchronizeControl+Alt+YCommand+Option+Y
Maximize/minimize editorControl+Shift+F12Control+Command+F12
Add to favoritesAlt+Shift+FOption+Shift+F
Inspect current file with current profileAlt+Shift+IOption+Shift+I
Quick switch schemeControl+` (backquote)Control+` (backquote)
Open settings dialogueControl+Alt+SCommand+, (comma)
Open project structure dialogControl+Alt+Shift+SCommand+; (semicolon)
Switch between tabs and tool windowControl+TabControl+Tab
Navigating and searching within Studio
Search everything (including code and menus)Press Shift twicePress Shift twice
FindControl+FCommand+F
Find nextF3Command+G
Find previousShift+F3Command+Shift+G
ReplaceControl+RCommand+R
Find actionControl+Shift+ACommand+Shift+A
Search by symbol nameControl+Alt+Shift+NCommand+Option+O
Find classControl+NCommand+O
Find file (instead of class)Control+Shift+NCommand+Shift+O
Find in pathControl+Shift+FCommand+Shift+F
Open file structure pop-upControl+F12Command+F12
Navigate between open editor tabsAlt+Right Arrow or Left ArrowControl+Right Arrow or Control+Left Arrow
Jump to sourceF4 or Control+EnterF4 or Command+Down Arrow
Open current editor tab in new windowShift+F4Shift+F4
Recently opened files pop-upControl+ECommand+E
Recently edited files pop-upControl+Shift+ECommand+Shift+E
Go to last edit locationControl+Shift+BackspaceCommand+Shift+Delete
Close active editor tabControl+F4Command+W
Return to editor window from a tool windowEscEsc
Hide active or last active tool windowShift+EscShift+Esc
Go to lineControl+GCommand+L
Open type hierarchyControl+HControl+H
Open method hierarchyControl+Shift+HCommand+Shift+H
Open call hierarchyControl+Alt+HControl+Option+H
Viewing layouts
Zoom in/outControl+plus or Control+minusCommand+plus or Command+minus
Fit to screenControl+0Command+0
Actual sizeControl+Shift+1Command+Shift+1
Design tools: Layout Editor
Toggle between Design and Blueprint modesBB
Toggle between Portrait and Landscape modesOO
Toggle devicesDD
Force refreshRR
Toggle render errors panelEE
Delete constraintsDelete or Control+clickDelete or Command+click
Zoom inControl+plusCommand+plus
Zoom outControl+minusCommand+minus
Zoom to fitControl+0Command+0
PanHold Space+click and dragHold Space+click and drag
Go to XMLControl+BCommand+B
Select all componentsControl+ACommand+A
Select multiple componentsShift+click or Control+clickShift+click or Command+click
Design tools: Navigation Editor
Zoom inControl+plusCommand+plus
Zoom outControl+minusCommand+minus
Zoom to fitControl+0Command+0
PanHold Space+click and dragHold Space+click and drag
Go to XMLControl+BCommand+B
Toggle render errors panelEE
Group into nested graphControl+GCommand+G
Cycle through destinationsTab or Shift+TabTab or Shift+Tab
Select all destinationsControl+ACommand+A
Select multiple destinationsShift+click or Control+clickShift+click or Command+click
Writing code
Generate code (getters, setters, constructors, hashCode/equals, toString, new file, new class)Alt+InsertCommand+N
Override methodsControl+OControl+O
Implement methodsControl+IControl+I
Surround with (if...else / try...catch / etc.)Control+Alt+TCommand+Option+T
Delete line at caretControl+YCommand+Delete
Collapse/expand current code blockControl+minus or Control+plusCommand+minus or Command+plus
Collapse/expand all code blocksControl+Shift+minus or Control+Shift+plusCommand+Shift+minus or Command+Shift+plus
Duplicate current line or selectionControl+DCommand+D
Basic code completionControl+SpaceControl+Space
Smart code completion (filters the list of methods and variables by expected type)Control+Shift+SpaceControl+Shift+Space
Complete statementControl+Shift+EnterCommand+Shift+Enter
Quick documentation lookupControl+QControl+J
Show parameters for selected methodControl+PCommand+P
Go to declaration (directly)Control+B or Control+clickCommand+B or Command+click
Go to implementationsControl+Alt+BCommand+Option+B
Go to super-method/super-classControl+UCommand+U
Open quick definition lookupControl+Shift+ICommand+Y
Toggle project tool window visibilityAlt+1Command+1
Toggle bookmarkF11F3
Toggle bookmark with mnemonicControl+F11Option+F3
Comment/uncomment with line commentControl+/Command+/
Comment/uncomment with block commentControl+Shift+/Command+Shift+/
Select successively increasing code blocksControl+WOption+Up
Decrease current selection to previous stateControl+Shift+WOption+Down
Move to code block startControl+[Option+Command+[
Move to code block endControl+]Option+Command+]
Select to the code block startControl+Shift+[Option+Command+Shift+[
Select to the code block endControl+Shift+]Option+Command+Shift+]
Delete to end of wordControl+DeleteOption+Delete
Delete to start of wordControl+BackspaceOption+Delete
Optimize importsControl+Alt+OControl+Option+O
Project quick fix (show intention actions and quick fixes)Alt+EnterOption+Enter
Reformat codeControl+Alt+LCommand+Option+L
Auto-indent linesControl+Alt+IControl+Option+I
Indent/unindent linesTab or Shift+TabTab or Shift+Tab
Smart line joinControl+Shift+JControl+Shift+J
Smart line splitControl+EnterCommand+Enter
Start new lineShift+EnterShift+Enter
Next/previous highlighted errorF2 or Shift+F2F2 or Shift+F2
Build and run
BuildControl+F9Command+F9
Build and runShift+F10Control+R
Apply Changes and Restart ActivityControl+F10Control+Command+R
Apply Code ChangesControl+Alt+F10Control+Shift+Command+R
Debugging
DebugShift+F9Control+D
Step overF8F8
Step intoF7F7
Smart step intoShift+F7Shift+F7
Step outShift+F8Shift+F8
Run to cursorAlt+F9Option+F9
Evaluate expressionAlt+F8Option+F8
Resume programF9Command+Option+R
Toggle breakpointControl+F8Command+F8
View breakpointsControl+Shift+F8Command+Shift+F8
Refactoring
CopyF5F5
MoveF6F6
Safe deleteAlt+DeleteCommand+Delete
RenameShift+F6Shift+F6
Change signatureControl+F6Command+F6
InlineControl+Alt+NCommand+Option+N
Extract methodControl+Alt+MCommand+Option+M
Extract variableControl+Alt+VCommand+Option+V
Extract fieldControl+Alt+FCommand+Option+F
Extract constantControl+Alt+CCommand+Option+C
Extract parameterControl+Alt+PCommand+Option+P
Version control / local history
Commit project to VCSControl+KCommand+K
Update project from VCSControl+TCommand+T
View recent changesAlt+Shift+COption+Shift+C
Open VCS popupAlt+` (backquote)Control+V

Configure custom keymaps

You can choose from a number of preset keymaps or modify a preset keymap tocreate a new custom keymap in the keymap settings for Android Studio.

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To open the keymap settings, choose File > Settings (on Mac, AndroidStudio > Preferences) and navigate to the Keymap pane.

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Figure 1. The Android Studio keymap settings window.

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  1. Keymaps dropdown: Select the desired keymap from this menu to switch between preset keymaps.
  2. Actions list: Right click on an action to modify it. You can add additional keyboard shortcuts for the action, add mouse shortcuts to associate an action with a mouse click, or remove current shortcuts. If you are using a preset keymap, modifying an action’s shortcuts will automatically create a copy of the keymap and add your modifications to the copy.
  3. Copy button: Select a keymap from the dropdown menu to use as a starting point, and click Copy to create a new custom keymap. You can modify the keymap name and shortcuts.
  4. Reset button: Select a keymap from the dropdown menu and click Reset to revert it to its original configuration.
  5. Search box: Type here to search for a keyboard shortcut by the action name.
  6. Search by Shortcut: Click Find Actions by Shortcut and type a shortcut to search for actions by shortcut.