Cloud IDE is a modern and flexible platform that can be fully customized to suit your development needs.
To edit your preferences, including your Cloud IDE user or workspace settings:
Visit your IDE from the Cloud Platform user interface or by running the following Acquia CLI command in your terminal:
You might be requested to Sign in to the Cloud Platform user interface
After you are redirected to your IDE, click File > Settings > Open Preferences.
Identify the section containing the setting that you want to edit, and then click the section header to display all possible values.
Change the desired setting.
The following screen shows an example setting:
User preferences exist in the
Do not change this file as Acquia can overwrite it with new features and values.
Workspace preferences exist in the
file after you perform a change. This file has precedence over User
preferences and includes custom settings.
Usually, Cloud IDE immediately uses your updated preferences. However, for certain preferences, you might need to reload the full page.
By design, Cloud IDEs are disposable. As such, you might want to delete an IDE or have multiple IDEs in parallel, and carry forward your preferences without having to configure new IDEs from scratch.
~/project/.theia/settings.json file is available, it’s easy to add
it to version control and track changes as part of your Cloud Platform
To track your Workspace
Verify that the
.theia directory is currently not tracked under version
ide:~/project (master) $ git status On branch master Untracked files: (use "git add <file>..." to include in what will be committed) .theia/ nothing added to commit but untracked files present (use "git add" to track)
.theia directory to your Git repository and verify that the
changes are ready to be committed.
ide:~/project (master) $ git add .theia/ && git status On branch master Changes to be committed: (use "git restore --staged <file>..." to unstage) new file: .theia/settings.json
Commit your changes.
ide:~/project (master +) $ git commit -m "Add Cloud IDE settings" [master 6ff6acb] Add Cloud IDE settings 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+) create mode 100644 .theia/settings.json
Push your changes to Git.
ide:~/project (master +) $ $ git push Enumerating objects: 4, done. Counting objects: 100% (4/4), done. Delta compression using up to 16 threads Compressing objects: 100% (3/3), done. Writing objects: 100% (3/3), 1.74 KiB | 1.74 MiB/s, done. Total 3 (delta 1), reused 0 (delta 0) remote: Resolving deltas: 100% (1/1), completed with 1 local object. To github.com:user/repository.git c015078..312fbea master -> master