IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.0 Web Help

File Types Recognized by IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA 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 Type Icon Recognized in
ActionScript files fileTypeActionScript.png

Ultimate Edition

Active Server Pages files fileTypeActiveServerPages.png Ultimate Edition
Android files fileTypeAndroid Ultimate Edition: all Android-related file types;
Community Edition: Android IDL files, Android renderscript files
Apache Config files fileTypeApacheConfig.png Ultimate Edition
Archive files icon_create_archive Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
AspectJ files fileTypeAspectJ.png Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
C# files fileTypeCSharp Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
C/C++ files fileTypeC Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Command Shell files fileTypeCommandShell.png Ultimate Edition
CSS files fileTypeCss Ultimate Edition
CoffeeScript files icon_CoffeeScript Ultimate Edition
Cucumber feature files fileTypeCucumber Ultimate Edition
ColdFusion files fileTypeColdFusion Ultimate Edition
Eclipse project files eclipseFile Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Diagram files icon_UML Ultimate Edition
Drools files fileTypeDrools Ultimate Edition
Erlang files fileTypeC Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
EJB QL files fileTypeC Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Files marked as plain text plain_text_icon Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Files opened in associated applications fileTypeC Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
FreeMarker template files fileTypeFreeMarker Ultimate Edition
Gant scripts icon_gant Ultimate Edition
Gradle scripts icon_gradle Ultimate Edition
Groovy files fileTypeGroovy Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Groovy Server Pages fileTypeGSP Ultimate Edition
GUI Form img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Handlebars files fileTypeHandlebars Ultimate Edition
HAML files fileTypeHAML Ultimate Edition
HTML files classTypeHtml Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
IntelliJ IDEA project, module or workspace files. img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
IDL files fileTypeIdl Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Image files fileTypeImage Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Java class files img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Java source files img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
JavaFX files fileTypeC Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
JavaScript files fileTypeJavaScript Ultimate Edition
JavaScript test files fileTypeJSTest Ultimate Edition
JavaScript files that can be executed on Node.js fileTypeJSFileToRunOnNode Ultimate Edition
JSF files fileTypeJSF Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
JSHint configuration files fileTypeJSHint Ultimate Edition
JSON files fileTypeJavaScript Ultimate Edition
JSTestDriver Config files fileTypeJSTestDriverConfig.png Ultimate Edition
Java Server Pages files img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
JSPx files img Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
LESS files fileTypeLESS Ultimate Edition
Patch files patch Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Perl files fileTypeJavaScript Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
PHP files fileTypePHP Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Properties files propertiesFile Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Puppet files icon_puppet Ultimate Edition
Regular expressions fileTypeRegexp Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
RELAX NG Compact Syntax fileTypeRelaxNG.png Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
SASS files fileTypeSASS Ultimate Edition
SCSS files fileTypeSASS Ultimate Edition
Scala files scala_files Ultimate Edition
Smarty, Smarty config files fileTypeSmarty Ultimate Edition
SQL files icon_sqlOpenInEditor Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
Stylus files fileTypeStylus Ultimate Edition
Drools Expert files fileTypeDrools Ultimate Edition
Text files fileTypeText Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
TypeScript files typeScript Ultimate Edition
Velocity template files fileTypeVelocity Ultimate Edition
XHTML files classTypeXHtml Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
XML DTD files fileTypeDTD Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
XML files classTypeXml Ultimate Edition, Community Edition
YAML files fileTypeYAML Ultimate Edition

See Also

Last modified: 12 November 2014
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