Using Custom Django Settings Files with Jetbrains PyCharm

When the Jetbrains site said one could not use custom settings files with PyCharm, I was concerned; until I realised the comment was more than 2 years old.  You CAN use custom settings files.

Basically, you need to manually set the “manage” file to your django-admin.py file, and make the following modification to the additional options.  You must also make sure to define the PythonPath within the Environmental variables.

After this, my server ran just fine.

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