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Eclipse Color Theme

Color themes for Eclipse.

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Eclipse Color Theme makes it possible to switch color themes conveniently and without side effects, support for importing and exporting of themes is planned. This is still work in progress, contributions are welcome.

You can install the plugin from the update site.

While Eclipse makes it possible to change the syntax coloring in great detail, there is no support for managing multiple color themes. It is possible to achieve that by importing and exporting preferences files, but this is inconvenient and likely to mess up your preferences.

Eclipse 4 will probably solve the issue once and for all by making it possible to change the user interface via CSS, but I'm not sure when it will arrive, and neither when I will be able to upgrade.

Eclipse Color Theme currently supports the following editors:

  • Text
  • Java
  • Java properties
  • XML
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Available themes:

Both converted from the Eclipse preferences files in this blog entry.


Copyright (C) 2011 Felix H. Dahlke

This is open source software, licensed under the Eclipse Public License. See the file COPYING for details.

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