PyCharm 2017.1 Help

File Types Recognized by PyCharm

PyCharm recognizes numerous file types. Each file type is denoted with a special icon. Custom files types are also allowed. Each file type is associated with one or more extensions that match a certain pattern.

The file types and their extensions are configurable in the File Types dialog.

The default types include:

File TypeIconRecognized in
Archive files /help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_create_archive.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
Buildout config/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_buildoutConfigFile.pngProfessional Edition
Chameleon template files/help/img/idea/2017.1/chameleon.pngProfessional Edition
C# files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeCSharp.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
C/C++ files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
CSS files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeCss.pngProfessional Edition
CoffeeScript files/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_CoffeeScript.pngProfessional Edition
Cython files/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_cython.pngProfessional Edition
Dart files/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_dart.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Diagram files/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_UML.pngProfessional Edition
Erlang files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Files marked as plain text/help/img/idea/2017.1/plain_text_icon.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Files opened in associated applications/help/img/idea/2017.1/iconFileTypeCustom.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Handlebars files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeHandlebars.pngProfessional Edition
HAML files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeHAML.pngProfessional Edition
HTML files/help/img/idea/2017.1/classTypeHtml.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
IDL files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeIdl.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Image files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeImage.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
JavaFX files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeC.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
JavaScript files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeJavaScript.pngProfessional Edition
JavaScript test files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeJSTest.pngProfessional Edition
JavaScript files that can be executed on Node.js/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeJSFileToRunOnNode.pngProfessional Edition
Jade files (refer to the section Using Pug (Jade) Template Engine)./help/img/idea/2017.1/jade.pngProfessional Edition
JSHint configuration files /help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconJSHint.png Professional Edition
JSON files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeJSON.pngProfessional Edition
JSTestDriver Config filesfileTypeJSTestDriverConfig.pngProfessional Edition
Less files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeLESS.pngProfessional Edition
Localization files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypePO.pngProfessional Edition
Mako template files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypesMako.pngProfessional Edition
Qt UI designer form files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypesQtUI.pngBoth editions
reStructuredText files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypesRST.pngBoth editions
Patch files/help/img/idea/2017.1/patch.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Perl files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeJavaScript.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Python scripts/help/img/idea/2017.1/pythonScript.pngBoth editions
Pug files (refer to the section Using Pug (Jade) Template Engine). /help/img/idea/2017.1/pug.pngProfessional Edition
Regular expressions/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeRegexp.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
RELAX NG Compact Syntax/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeRelaxNG.pngProfessional Edition, Community Edition
Sass files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeSASS.pngProfessional Edition
SCSS files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeSASS.pngProfessional Edition
SQL files/help/img/idea/2017.1/icon_sqlOpenInEditor.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
Stylus files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeStylus.png Professional Edition
Text files/help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconFileTypeText.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
TypeScript files /help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconFileType_TypeScript.png Professional Edition
XHTML files/help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconFileTypeXHTML.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
XML DTD files/help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconFileTypeDTD.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
XML files/help/img/idea/2017.1/ac_iconFileTypeXML.png Professional Edition, Community Edition
YAML files/help/img/idea/2017.1/fileTypeYAML.png Professional Edition

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Last modified: 25 March 2017