Commit Message Template

Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA PhpStorm WebStorm PyCharm RubyMine AppCode CLion GoLand DataGrip Rider MPS Android Studio
Apr 23, 2017
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Adds a button to the commit dialog (right above the commit message field), that loads a commit message template.

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Recent change notes


  • Added the ability to set commentChar when loading template from file.


  • Added the ability to load template from file


  • fixed a bug that caused the template to be lost when a project is re-opened


  • Initial release

General usage instructions

Set a template: Open Settings > Tools > Commit Message Template and enter the desired template or set the path to a template file.
If you set something in the comment characters, any line in the template file that starts with that character will be ignored when building the message
Use the template: In the Commit Changes Dialog, click the commit message template button
Note: If you want to report bugs and\or feature requests, please use the issue tracker in github