# Environment settings

The Environments tab in Project Settings is where configuration changes are made to the environments contained in your project.

## Creating a new environment

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Select the project you wish to add new environments to in the Project selector.
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In the sidebar, click Project Settings.
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Click the Environments tab.
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Give your new environment a name and, optionally, a description, then press Save.
You can set any environment as the default environment by clicking edit, then selecting Set as default. In the Project view, the default environment is displayed first.
A project will always contain at least one environment, and can contain as many environments as necessary.

## Editing environments

1. 1.
Select the project whose environments you wish to edit in the Project selector.
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In the sidebar, click Project Settings.
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Click the Environments tab.
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Find the environment you wish to modify, then click the edit dropdown.
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Select one of the following options:
Edit: Change the environment name, description, and the color of the lozenge in the environment picker. Set as default: This sets the selected environment as the default environment. All new environments created to obtain the settings of the default environment. This option is not available in the default environment's edit dropdown. Delete: Removes the selected environment from your project. Any mappings that you made revert to the default environment.
Changing the environment lozenge color
You cannot delete the default environment. To delete a default environment, choose another environment as the default first, then delete the environment.