This week’s tip is the Exclude Git Ignore user setting. This is a great feature to declutter the tree explorer of VS Code with files your project ignores via its
The setting can be enabled/disabled in your user settings for VS Code. You can open the settings starting the command palette and searching for settings.
The user settings window opens. Search for
gitignore and press the ENTER key or the filter button. Ensure the Explorer: Exclude Git Ignore option is checked.
You can also change the settings in
settings.json. Open the command palette again and search for settings. This time select Settings (JSON).
In the settings.json file, add the following key/value pair:
And that’s it!
Happy VS Coding!