CS50 IDE Broken

I cannot open or edit my programs using the Cloud 9 IDE. When I try to open them, I get hundreds of lines of nonsense and red highlighting throughout the code. What happened, and more importantly, how do I restore my IDE?

My IDE worked last night, and then I tried to open it again at a Starbucks on their WIFI this morning.

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That's what the executable looks like to a text editor. You opened water not water.c. (The compile "problem" is because it is in the wrong directory, workspace instead of workspace/pset1.

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