After installing Intellij IDEA Selena (EAP release) Mac OS X .dmg, I found that I couldn’t edit the vm memory heap options like I used to on Linux. I inspected the /Applications/Selena-7027.app/bin/idea.sh file and saw that it looks for a file in that same directory called idea.vmoptions. So, I created the file, added my vm options (primarily -Xms64m -Xmx512m), saved it and restarted Selena. Unfortunately my settings weren’t picked up. But I found.. Read More