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Color Coder

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Color Coder is a lightweight extension for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017. It can help you change the color of various programming constructs, such as:

  • EnumMember
  • Constructor (C# Only)
  • Field
  • LocalVariable
  • Namespace
  • Method
  • StaticMethod
  • ExtensionMethod
  • Property
  • Parameter
  • Module (VB Only)
  • Interface
  • Class
  • Struct
  • Enum
  • Delegate
  • GenericTypeParameter

When you initially install Color Coder, it doesn't change the colors, you should go to its option page to change it, you can see an example of its use on methods and constructors down below:

Color Coder C Sharp

You can change the colors through Color Coder's options page:

Color Coder Option Page

You can also change the colors by selecting from a set of predefined options or restore the colors to visual studio default:

Color Coder Option Page Preset

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Release Notes

Version 1 (2017-06-16)

  • Initial release

Version 1.0.1 (5/21/2018)

  • Fix compatibility issues with Visual Studio 2017 (Version 15.7)
  • Remove the preexisting font size for methods
  • Performance improvements

Version 1.0.2 (4/12/2019)

  • Make Color Coder compatible with Visual Studio 2019
  • Fix coloring issue related to the generic methods that returns the type parameter

Version 1.1.0 (08/02/2020)

  • Fix the default color issue for the dark theme
  • Add a new preset for the dark theme
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