Is it possible to associate a "Syntax highlight" mode with a file extension for a repo?

I have an R language repository with lots of .Rmd (R Markdown) files, which I obviously want to view as Markdown in the online (CodeMirror) editor. Is there any way to make that association, maybe at the level of the repository?

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Hi Stas, you can do that at the repo level. If you're you using Bitbucket Cloud, you can find it by clicking your avatar > Bitbucket settings > Repository settings > Language. However, R is not listed there at the moment so you might want to consider submitting a Feature request at https://bitbucket.org/site/master/.

If you're using Bitbucket Server, you can find the instructions at Configuring syntax highlighting for file extensions. Depending on which version you're using, you might be affected by this bug BSERV-9915. If you need further assistance, let us know which version of Bitbucket Server you have. 

Hope that helps!

Ana 

Thanks, Ana - I am using BitBucket.org online only for this repo. The language in that repo was set to R (which is available as a language). I guess we are talking about different tools here.

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