The elementary OS file browser (Pantheon Files) allows us to tag the folders name with colors.

I would like to change those colors and/or rearrange them.

Does anyone have any idea how? Which file to edit?

Thanks to any kind human that may be of any help. :)

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The colors are hard-coded at the moment in /libcore/gof-preferences.vala in the source tree so cannot be changed through the user interface or by changing a setting or config file.

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