IDEA: External Tools as a Run Configuration? Try the Run Configuration For External Tools-plugin. The idea of an empty run configuration type is also provided by Batch Scripts Support– or BashSupport-plugin. So if you already use one of the bash plugins, you do not need my plugin. Advertisements Share this:EmailTwitterGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related This entry was tagged external, idea, integration, plugin, run configuration, Tools. Bookmark the permalink.