java – How to set up IntelliJ IDEA Project SDK

For a new project select the home directory of the jdk

for example C:\Java\jdk1.7.0_99 or C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_99

For an existing project.

1) You must have a jdk installed on the system.

for example in


2) go to project structure under File menu ctrl+alt+shift+S

3) SDKs is located below Platform Settings. Select it.

4) click on the green + at the top of the window.

5) select JDK (I have to use the keyboard to select it, I don’t know why).

select home directory for jdk installation.

it should be good to go.

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