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Language Settings

LanguageSettings

The Language Settings allow configuration to be based upon the programming language and/or the e. There are two selector fields locale and languageId.

  • languageId defines which programming languages to match against. A value of "python,javascript" will match against python and javascript files. To match against ALL programming languages, use "*".
  • locale defines which spoken languages to match against. A value of "en-GB,nl" will match against British English or Dutch. A value of "*" will match all spoken languages.
  • Most configuration values allowed in a cspell.json file can be define or redefine within the languageSettings.
    "languageSettings": [
        {
            // VSCode languageId. i.e. typescript, java, go, cpp, javascript, markdown, latex
            // * will match against any file type.
            "languageId": "c,cpp",
            // Language locale. i.e. en-US, de-AT, or ru. * will match all locales.
            // Multiple locales can be specified like: "en, en-US" to match both English and English US.
            "locale": "*",
            // To exclude patterns, add them to "ignoreRegExpList"
            "ignoreRegExpList": [
                "/#include.*/"
            ],
            // List of dictionaries to enable by name in `dictionaryDefinitions`
            "dictionaries": ["cpp"],
            // Dictionary definitions can also be supplied here. They are only used iff "languageId" and "locale" match.
            "dictionaryDefinitions": []
        }
    ]