CLion 2018.2 Help

File Types

File | Settings | Editor | File Types for Windows and Linux
CLion | Preferences | Editor | File Types for macOS
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Use this page to manage the list of file types and extension patterns to be recognized by CLion.

ItemKeyboard ShortcutDescription
Recognized file typesThis list box displays all the default and custom file types currently supported by CLion.
Use the Add, Edit, and Remove buttons to manage the contents of the list box.
icons general addAlt+InsertClick this button to open the New File Type dialog and define a new custom file type there.
icons actions edit svgEnterClick this button to open the Edit File Type dialog box and edit the selected file type there.

This button is disabled when a default file type is selected.

icons general remove svgAlt+DeleteClick this button to delete the selected file type from the list.

This button is disabled when a default file type is selected.

Registered PatternsShown in this area are all the registered extensions associated with the file type selected in the Recognized file types list. Use new, icons actions edit svg and icons general remove svg to manage the corresponding patterns.
newAlt+InsertUse this icon or shortcut to open the Add wildcard dialog box and specify a new pattern using wildcards there.
icons actions edit svgEnterUse this icon or shortcut to edit the selected pattern.
icons general remove svgAlt+DeleteUse this icon or shortcut to remove the selected pattern from the list.
Ignore files and foldersIn this text box, specify the files and folders, which you want to be ignored by CLion. Such files and folders will be completely excluded from any kind of processing. By default the list includes temporary files, service files related to version control systems, etc.

You can specify multiple names or wildcard masks, with semicolons (;) as separators.

Below is the default setting, in case you need to restore it:

CVS;SCCS;RCS;rcs;.DS_Store;.svn;.pyc;.pyo;*.pyc;*.pyo;.git;*.hprof;_svn;.hg;*.lib;*~;__pycache__;.bundle;*.rbc;*$py.class;

Last modified: 9 June 2018

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