Change the IDE appearance

Editor colors

The Colors section defines basic editor colors, such as the gutter, line numbers, errors, warnings, popups, hints. As a developer, you work with many text resources: the source code in the editor, search results, debugger information, console input and output, and so on. Colors and font styles used to format this text and help you better understand it at a glance.

Change syntax highlighting

Syntax highlighting refers to the ability to recognize predefined words or patterns of text and display these in different colors or font styles. It is particularly useful for coding and can also be useful for general text editing

To change (or apply) syntax highlighting for the active file by using View | Syntax main menu subitems.

You can modify the colors used for syntax highlighting on a per-language or global basis in the Colors section.

Visual styles

The interface theme defines the appearance of windows, dialogs, and controls. By default, CodeLobster IDE uses the VSCode theme, unless you changed it during the first run. This option allows you to change the graphic style (look and feel) of the user interface. Depending on the operating system, you can choose between various predefined style options:

Section Visual styles describes how to create and customize visual styles.