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      1211 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…

      Brian ChavezBrian Chavez commented  ·   ·  Delete…

      Hey guys, for those of you who want to modify the colors of the built-in Visual Studio 2012 Light / Dark themes, try this little tool I wrote. Let me know if it works for you :)

      http://bchavez.bitarmory.com/archive/2012/08/27/modify-visual-studio-2012-dark-and-light-themes.aspx

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        77 comments  ·  Visual Studio » User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        Brian ChavezBrian Chavez commented  ·   ·  Delete…

        Hey guys, for those of you who want to modify the colors of the built-in Visual Studio 2012 Light / Dark themes, try this little tool I wrote. Let me know if it works for you :)

        http://bchavez.bitarmory.com/archive/2012/08/27/modify-visual-studio-2012-dark-and-light-themes.aspx

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          15 comments  ·  Visual Studio » User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          Brian ChavezBrian Chavez commented  ·   ·  Delete…

          Hey guys, for those of you who want to modify the colors of the built-in Visual Studio 2012 Light / Dark themes, try this little tool I wrote. Let me know if it works for you :)

          http://bchavez.bitarmory.com/archive/2012/08/27/modify-visual-studio-2012-dark-and-light-themes.aspx

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