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      1209 comments  ·  Visual Studio » User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Updated Status: 7/2/2013

      Thanks to everyone who voted and commented on this issue. Visual Studio 2013 has increased color and contrast use within the user interface while continuing to focus on giving the content you are creating and editing visual prominence. We’ve utilized the feedback you gave us to help refine our approach to color and contrast within three main areas: 1) we added color to icons and reduced line weights to improve icon scan-ability and to better communicate icon meaning and categorization; 2) we added line work and raised contrast levels to increase visual separation between screen regions; 3) we included a built-in “Blue” theme option at product first launch to better support user choice.

      In keeping with these three areas we have made many changes to the Visual Studio 2013 built-in themes. In high utilization and icon intensive areas of the product, such as common toolbar actions and…

      zerqzerq commented  ·   ·  Delete…

      the human can see up to 10 milion colors and all microsoft lets use have is gray scale...
      Im supriced who ever desited on this theme hasent been draged away to a mental institution...

      I mean what where they thinking...
      this color scheme makes notepad look like a better option the visual studio...

      Microsoft must be employing exclusivly bitter colorblind developer or managers who want to ruin it all for the rest of us.. that the only explination that makes sense..

      that or they are releasing a theme editor along with visual studio and want to give us some motivation to sort out the color schemes ourselves..

      that or they really hate us for some reason...

      I just cant imagine what could motivate such insanity...

      i mean ok it could have made for a really good april fool jokes if it was limited to one day...

      zerqzerq gave this 3 votes  · 

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