Leading on from the question Can I change font Color and/or Type for IDE 1.5.6r2?, in 1.6.0, or 1.6.11 it does not seem to be possible to change
console.error.color. To be precise, you can change the settings in the
preferences.txt2 file, but they appear to be ignored when the IDE is restarted. Have these become hard coded? I see from the preference.txt example file that
# Some colors have been hardcoded into the source in app/ in order to ensure # consistency with the images distributed and stored with the application. # They have been commented out below so that users who install an old # version of the software will not get incorrect colors left-over from this # config file.
However, the settings to which I refer are not commented out, and so would led me to believe that they can be changed. Orange text on black is just horrific to read.
but I still get white/orange(red?) text for the output and error messages respectively.
I am making the edits while the Arduino IDE is not running.
1 In 1.6.3 the ignored
console.color etc. lines appear to have been removed from the