How to change Notepad++ background color: Windows 10

How to change Notepad++ background color: Windows 10

Notepad++ is an excellent free source code editor launched to help programmers create various programs under the MS Windows environment. In this short article, we'll explain all the steps necessary to change the background and foreground colors, as well as dark mode.

How to modify the background color of Notepad++?

  • Launch Notepad++.
  • Go to Settings, then head into the Style Configurator.
  • In the Language field, select Global Styles.
  • In the Style field, select Default Style.
  • Finally, in the Color Style field, select the new background color that you wish to apply:
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  • Once you have made your selection, click Save & Close to apply your changes. It is worth noting that the background color is the canvas and the foreground is the text colour.

How to change foreground color of Notepad++?

  • Follow the previous steps and select Foreground color in the menu.
  • Then, change it to the color of your choice.

How to change dark mode on Notepad++?

  • Go to Settings > Preferences > Dark Mode.

  • Select Enable Dark Mode.

  • Restart Notepad++ to see the changes applied.

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