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What does the language setting do in repository settings?

In the settings for a repository, there is an option to set a programming language. What exactly does this setting do?

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Ana Retamal Atlassian Team Jul 18, 2018

Hi, welcome to the Community :) The repository language will determine the syntax highlighting that Bitbucket will use in your repo.

Cheers!

Ana

Hi Ana,

I have the same question, but the answer doesn't quite jive with what I see. 

My repo is set to Kotlin, my code is definitely Kotlin, yet there is no syntax highlighting when I view the code. 

Is there another setting?

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