Your env file would be just grayscale. At some point, you might make a mistake you couldn’t recognise.
But the ‘ENV’ VSCode extension can give you a clear sight of this problem.
Search and install ‘ENV’
But if your env file name must be specified
In your case, your might have a different name for the env files.
If you have .env.local for your development environment, you have to modify the VSCode setting.
Press Command + , to enter the setting menu.
Find the ‘files: Associations’ setting that look like this screen capture.
I’ve added the last one
Now you have it.