WebStorm 2018.2 Help

File Types

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Use this page to manage the list of file types and extension patterns to be recognized by WebStorm.

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Recognized file types

This list box displays all the default and custom file types currently supported by WebStorm.
Use the Add, Edit, and Remove buttons to manage the contents of the list box.
icons general add svgAlt+Insert

Click 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 Patterns

Shown in this area are all the registered extensions associated with the file type selected in the Recognized file types list. Use icons general add svg, icons actions edit svg and icons general remove svg to manage the corresponding patterns.

icons general add svgAlt+Insert

Use this icon or shortcut to open the Add wildcard dialog box and specify a new pattern using wildcards there.

icons actions edit svgEnter

Use this icon or shortcut to edit the selected pattern.

icons general remove svgAlt+Delete

Use this icon or shortcut to remove the selected pattern from the list.

Ignore files and folders

In this text box, specify the files and folders, which you want to be ignored by WebStorm. 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: 2 October 2018

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