How do i setup pycharm to recognize QGIS modules?

  • IDE: PyCharm
  • OS: Ubuntu 18.04
  • QGIS: 3.8

example of imports

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this answer is very close to the solution but I cannot add the interpreter location

I've found the location of the plugins folder but I cannot see a python executable here

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Here is a screen shot of the "add interpreter" dialogue which I have tried to add the folder location but as you can see it is grayed out. Any suggestions.

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  • Under windows, using pyCharm with QGIS, you have to start pyCharm like you start qgis. In windows it's a batch file, obviously, may be there is a equivalent shell script you could look at? Ah, and what version of qgis do you use? Sep 24, 2019 at 14:11
  • QGIS version 3.8 Sep 25, 2019 at 6:54


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