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How to Change Code Editor Colors in Dreamweaver

How to Change Code Editor Colors in Dreamweaver

Change Dreamweaver Color Scheme

Ever wanted to customize the colors in your Dreamweaver Code editor?  Well you can!!

You can grab a pre-made xml file and replace Dreamweaver's default, or you can edit each individual preference.

  • To edit the preferences, click Ctrl-U and Select the "Code Coloring" tab.
  • Or you can replace the colors.xml file with one you download from the web. On Windows 7 the colors.xml file is found under OS Hard Drive >> Users >> [yourusername] >> Application Data >> Adobe >> Dreamweaver >> Configuration >> CodeColoring. 

    * Tip, in a file explorer window type '%appdata%' and it will find the directory for you!

Here's a great article with more details: How To Change Adobe Dreamweaver Code View Theme

Happy code editing with your pretty new color scheme!

P.S.  In case you need to do some additional configuration for Drupal specifc file extensions and coding standards, check out this article: Configuring Dreamweaver for Drupal