CLion 2017.3 Help

File Types Recognized by CLion

CLion 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 TypeIcon
ActionScript files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeAs.png
Archive files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeArchive.png
C source files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileType_c.png
C++ source files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileType_cpp32.png
C/C++ header files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileType_h32.png
CMake files/help/img/idea/2017.3/cl_CMake.png
CSS files /help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeCss.png
ECMAScript 6/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeJavaScript.png
ESlint Configuration files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconECLint.png
CoffeeScript files/help/img/idea/2017.3/icon_CoffeeScript.png
Dart files/help/img/idea/2017.3/icon_dart_file.png
Files marked as plain text/help/img/idea/2017.3/plain_text_icon.png
Files opened in associated applications/help/img/idea/2017.3/iconFileTypeCustom.png
Header files/help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileType_h32.png
HTML files /help/img/idea/2017.3/classTypeHtml.png
Image files/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeImage.png
JavaScript files/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeJavaScript.png
JIRA query language/help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeJira.png
JSCS configuration files/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeJSON.png
JSHint configuration files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconJSHint.png
JSON files/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeJSON.png
Patch files/help/img/idea/2017.3/patch.png
Regular expressions/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeRegexp.png
RELAX NG Compact Syntax/help/img/idea/2017.3/fileTypeRelaxNG.png
Text files/help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeText.png
TypeScript files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileType_TypeScript.png
XHTML files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeXHTML.png
XML DTD files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeDTD.png
XML files /help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconFileTypeXML.png
YouTrack configuration files/help/img/idea/2017.3/ac_iconYouTrackFile.png
Last modified: 24 October 2017

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