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is a fantastic IDE, much better than any other IDE
I've used in the past. It's my IDE
of choice for most of my professional development work so I use it on quite a regular basis. A really cool feature it has is that it's possible to run the OS
shell in a Terminal
tab. The default colour scheme of course sets the background to white and foreground to black, not very Terminal-like
. This is how you can get the Terminal
tab looking like it should.
Mine looks like this...
Changing these colours is easy. In the Preferences
, go to Editor > Colors & Fonts > Console
. Then set the 'Console background'
After that set the 'Console standard output'
to a bright green colour (or orange if you're feeling really nostalgic).
To save, click OK
. You'll probably notice nothing has changed, this happened to me too. I had to close the Terminal
tab (by clicking its X
button) and after I've opened it again, it had the new colours set properly.
I know the Darcula
scheme exists, but personally I do not like a dark background for code editing, but if you do, that scheme will change your Terminal
colours as well.
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