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Dialects

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This page lets you specify which dialects are used in your project.

A dialect may be set at the project level, and also at the level of a directory or a file.

If a dialect is not specified explicitly, it is inherited from a higher hierarchical level.

The dialects specified explicitly are shown in black. The inherited values are shown in gray italic.

ItemDescription
File/Directory This column shows the hierarchy of files and folders in the project. Each row corresponds to a directory or a file.
CSS DialectSpecify the dialect to be used.

Click the cell of interest and select the necessary option from the list.

In addition to particular dialects, you can select:

  • Clear. This will clear the corresponding cell. As a result, an option from a higher hierarchical level will be inherited.

See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines:

Last modified: 29 November 2016