{"_id":"54d03212f530ca0d00053959","parentDoc":null,"__v":6,"category":{"_id":"54cfb9a65ff7e617002bbd7f","__v":16,"version":"54cf411f9d09bb0d00a17a1f","pages":["54d031f2f530ca0d00053955","54d03212f530ca0d00053959","54d03229c795960d009f420b","54d03243c795960d009f420d","54d03268c795960d009f420f","54d032a594f7980d0081b838","54d032c0c795960d009f4211","54d032e394f7980d0081b83c","553a7e020074c80d00621bee","55707819910c090d00c43412","557b137eb5052c1700543db2","557eee21eb75d80d00af3f9f","55896d363494de2f00a8d58d","55ae7e618576b92300291dfc","563a83e40ed633230037885b","56538c47f77ca023004e5338"],"project":"54cf411f9d09bb0d00a17a1c","sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2015-02-02T17:53:42.501Z","from_sync":false,"order":1,"slug":"features","title":"Features"},"project":"54cf411f9d09bb0d00a17a1c","user":"54cfa8c8a8a4fd0d00b7fd1c","version":{"_id":"54cf411f9d09bb0d00a17a1f","project":"54cf411f9d09bb0d00a17a1c","__v":14,"createdAt":"2015-02-02T09:19:27.656Z","releaseDate":"2015-02-02T09:19:27.656Z","categories":["54cf41209d09bb0d00a17a20","54cfb99bbba1a023008741af","54cfb9a65ff7e617002bbd7f","54cfba03bba1a023008741b6","54cfba0ebba1a023008741b8","54cfba19bba1a023008741b9","54cfba29bba1a023008741bb","54cfba345ff7e617002bbd87","54cfba3ebba1a023008741bc","54cfba473995cf0d0006f6f0","54e371b18ef7552300409bf2","54e37aa5e887c50d005ef629","555a4e9b147f91190092d137","56b0e91802f4bc0d006ce254"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":true,"codename":"","version_clean":"1.0.0","version":"1.0"},"updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2015-02-03T02:27:30.906Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","githubsync":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":10,"body":"Cloud9 IDE develops and builds on Ace, an editor for writing code online. Ace supports over two dozen different themes for highlighting your code, and any changes made to Ace are reflected back into Cloud9 IDE.\n\n# Theming the Text Editor\n\nThe colors of the text editor aren't restricted to those provided by default by the IDE theme. To change the text editor theme, go to View > Themes and choose a theme. Hovering over a theme will show a preview of how it will look. To activate a theme you like, just click on its name.\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/ldoBRkheRGuI3KuWzf7m_Screen%20Shot%202015-10-21%20at%2011.05.31%20AM.png\",\n        \"Screen Shot 2015-10-21 at 11.05.31 AM.png\",\n        \"3298\",\n        \"838\",\n        \"#042342\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Using the Light IDE theme and previewing the Cobalt text editor theme\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nThe IDE contains the following themes:\n\n  * Chrome\n  * Clouds\n  * Clouds Midnight\n  * Cobalt\n  * Crimson Editor\n  * Dawn\n  * Eclipse\n  * Idle Fingers\n  * Kr Theme\n  * Merbivore\n  * Merbivore Soft\n  * Mono Industrial\n  * Monokai\n  * Pastel On Dark\n  * Solarized Dark\n  * Solarized Light\n  * TextMate\n  * Tomorrow\n  * Tomorrow Night\n  * Tomorrow Night Blue\n  * Tomorrow Night Bright\n  * Tomorrow Night Eighties\n  * Twilight\n  * Vibrant Ink\n\nBy default, files are highlighted based on their file extension. You can change this by going to View > Syntax, and selecting a different context. For more information on syntax highlighting, see [Language Analysis](doc:language-analysis).\n\nWe are always adding new themes and new languages to support, so check the menu often! Since we use Ace to provide syntax highlighting, [feel free to log an issue there](https://github.com/ajaxorg/ace/issues?labels=mode-request&page=1&state=open) for new requests.","excerpt":"","slug":"syntax-highlighting-themes","type":"basic","title":"Syntax Highlighting and Themes"}

Syntax Highlighting and Themes


Cloud9 IDE develops and builds on Ace, an editor for writing code online. Ace supports over two dozen different themes for highlighting your code, and any changes made to Ace are reflected back into Cloud9 IDE. # Theming the Text Editor The colors of the text editor aren't restricted to those provided by default by the IDE theme. To change the text editor theme, go to View > Themes and choose a theme. Hovering over a theme will show a preview of how it will look. To activate a theme you like, just click on its name. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/ldoBRkheRGuI3KuWzf7m_Screen%20Shot%202015-10-21%20at%2011.05.31%20AM.png", "Screen Shot 2015-10-21 at 11.05.31 AM.png", "3298", "838", "#042342", "" ], "caption": "Using the Light IDE theme and previewing the Cobalt text editor theme" } ] } [/block] The IDE contains the following themes: * Chrome * Clouds * Clouds Midnight * Cobalt * Crimson Editor * Dawn * Eclipse * Idle Fingers * Kr Theme * Merbivore * Merbivore Soft * Mono Industrial * Monokai * Pastel On Dark * Solarized Dark * Solarized Light * TextMate * Tomorrow * Tomorrow Night * Tomorrow Night Blue * Tomorrow Night Bright * Tomorrow Night Eighties * Twilight * Vibrant Ink By default, files are highlighted based on their file extension. You can change this by going to View > Syntax, and selecting a different context. For more information on syntax highlighting, see [Language Analysis](doc:language-analysis). We are always adding new themes and new languages to support, so check the menu often! Since we use Ace to provide syntax highlighting, [feel free to log an issue there](https://github.com/ajaxorg/ace/issues?labels=mode-request&page=1&state=open) for new requests.