Hide folders in Visual Studio Code Explorer

Problem:

I have a lot more files and folders on disk than I want to show in Visual Studio Code.

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Solution:

Use the files.exclude setting to hide folders and files.

Explanation:

  1. Press F1
  2. Type settings
  3. Select Open Workspace Settings
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  4. On the right side type files.exclude and press Enter
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  5. Add additional entries and save the file
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  6. Enjoy your new clean Explorer
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Comments (2) -

  • You should mention that after changing the workspace setting you need to restart VSCode.
    • Interesting because I have never had to restart for those changes to take effect.

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