EDITORCONFIG file format description

Many people share .editorconfig files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .editorconfig file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .editorconfig files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.editorconfig - EditorConfig Settings Data

The EDITORCONFIG configuration files are related to EditorConfig. The EDITORCONFIG file is an EditorConfig Settings Data. EditorConfig helps maintain consistent coding styles for multiple developers working on the same project across various editors and IDEs.

Configuration files
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EditorConfig Settings Data related extensions:
Adobe Photoshop AME Preset
Master Compiler Profile
Squeeze Presets
Cyberlink PhotoDirector Preset File
ArcInfo Preferences Definition Data
HP OpenView Network Node Manager Configuration

Naturally, other applications may also use the .editorconfig file extension. Even harmful programs can create .editorconfig files. Be especially cautious with .editorconfig files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .editorconfig file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

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