Use this page to set different background colors for distinguishing between project files of specific scopes.
Enable File Colors
Select this checkbox to enable the feature.
Use in Editor Tabs
Enable colors in editor tabs.
Use in Project View
Enable colors in the Project tool window and in search results (for example, in the Find in Path dialog Ctrl+Shift+F).
Click this button to define the required scopes.
Similarly to scopes, color associations can be local and shared.
Local colors are only visible to you and are not shared through VCS.
Once defined, a color-scope association cannot be changed. To re-assign a color to a scope, remove the existing association and define a new one.
Click this button to open the Add Color Label dialog in which you can configure a new color-scope association.
Click this button to remove the selected color-scope association.
Move up or Move down
Use these buttons to sort the color-scope associations and change the order in which they are applied.
Share / Unshare
Click this button to make the selected local scope shared or to make the shared scope local.
After you apply the changes and close the dialog, you will see colors in the selected areas in the interface: