.gitignore .idea

Hi,

I have ignored the entire .idea folder, but there are still some files that are not being ignored at all.
Even the ignore option in the context menu is disabled for that files.
One of those is ./idea/libraries/compass_library.xml

Is there any way to ignore them?

Many thanks,

Unai 

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Something to check: .gitignore has no effect on files that are already tracked (have been committed before). You will have to Stop Tracking those files. Stop Tracking will leave the files in your working copy, but delete them from your repository.

I've stopped tracking them, and it worked fine.

Many thanks!

Your .gitignore might be incorrect, you need

.idea/

(with the "/" at the end) to ignore the whole folder (, but Seth probably has the right answer here).

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