How to customize or change theme of my Visual Studio Code


In this tip we will see how we can change or customized the theme of our Visual Studio code. In Day#1 of Build 2015 we will get many more new things.

In Build2015 there is an announcement of Visual Studio new family member named as Visual Studio Code. In this tip I am not going to elaborate all about installation and other stuff. This tip is merely meant how we can customize the layout/look of our Visual Studio Code.

For more information regarding installation and how to get started with Visual Studio Code, please refer to: http://gaurav-arora.com/getting-started-with-visual-studio-code/

Customization of color/theme is easier one as ever with Visual Studio Code. Just follow these simple steps and you're done:

1. Open Command Tab/Bar (called as Pallet) by pressing Ctrl+Shift+P or View -> Theme
2. Enter 'theme' to get the list of available themes
3. Now, make you choice of theme and then press enter

Now your Visual Studio Code is ready with the new theme.


Article by Gaurav Kumar Arora
Gaurav is a Microsoft Technology Specialist professional. He has awarded lifetime membership from Computer Society of India (CSI). He has more than 13yrs of experience in the industry. Currently, he is working in the capacity of Solution Architect with an MNC. He is serving to the various communities since 1999.

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