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Do you prefer light on dark or dark on light in your text editor when coding?   [Edit]

Survey period: 23 Apr 2012 to 30 Apr 2012

For some IDEs colours are out and monochrome is in. What's your preference for colours when coding?

OptionVotes% 
Black background, light text15710.90
Dark background, light text18813.05
Medium background382.64
Light background, dark text35024.29
White background, dark text68347.40
Other251.73

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GeneralProof that this site is 90% noobs Pin
Jasmine250130-Apr-12 8:38
MemberJasmine250130-Apr-12 8:38 
General:colorscheme torte Pin
Scott Serl25-Apr-12 10:47
MemberScott Serl25-Apr-12 10:47 
GeneralDepends when mood is a factor Pin
Eksith24-Apr-12 23:00
MemberEksith24-Apr-12 23:00 
Generalmidnight blue on very light yellow Pin
SASS_Shooter24-Apr-12 11:45
MemberSASS_Shooter24-Apr-12 11:45 
GeneralCP is a bit biased on this one :-) Pin
dexterama24-Apr-12 8:09
professionaldexterama24-Apr-12 8:09 
GeneralI like blue background and white bold text Pin
uspatel24-Apr-12 7:43
professionaluspatel24-Apr-12 7:43 
GeneralRe: I like blue background and white bold text Pin
PIEBALDconsult24-Apr-12 9:50
professionalPIEBALDconsult24-Apr-12 9:50 
Generalmaybe a change? Pin
acevedomiguel23-Apr-12 23:29
Memberacevedomiguel23-Apr-12 23:29 
GeneralWhite background many colours of text Pin
Dalek Dave23-Apr-12 23:24
professionalDalek Dave23-Apr-12 23:24 
GeneralRe: White background many colours of text Pin
PIEBALDconsult24-Apr-12 4:12
professionalPIEBALDconsult24-Apr-12 4:12 
GeneralGlowing red ... Pin
CDP180223-Apr-12 20:46
MemberCDP180223-Apr-12 20:46 
GeneralLight text on black background Pin
lewax0023-Apr-12 11:52
Memberlewax0023-Apr-12 11:52 
GeneralBlack background Pin
Leng Vang23-Apr-12 9:21
MemberLeng Vang23-Apr-12 9:21 
GeneralRe: Black background Pin
GPUToaster™24-Apr-12 3:28
MemberGPUToaster™24-Apr-12 3:28 
Moreover, Dark pixels consume less energy than light pixels. Hence going greener in a way, you see. Big Grin | :-D

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GeneralBlack background or hope you look good in coke bottle glasses Pin
code_junkie23-Apr-12 9:20
Membercode_junkie23-Apr-12 9:20 
GeneralRe: Black background or hope you look good in coke bottle glasses Pin
markmnl23-Apr-12 16:05
Membermarkmnl23-Apr-12 16:05 
GeneralRe: Black background or hope you look good in coke bottle glasses Pin
code_junkie24-Apr-12 3:34
Membercode_junkie24-Apr-12 3:34 
GeneralI don't care what you do... PinPopular
Marc Clifton23-Apr-12 7:36
mvaMarc Clifton23-Apr-12 7:36 
GeneralRe: I don't care what you do... Pin
Ravi Bhavnani23-Apr-12 7:38
professionalRavi Bhavnani23-Apr-12 7:38 
GeneralRe: I don't care what you do... Pin
peterchen25-Apr-12 22:31
Memberpeterchen25-Apr-12 22:31 
GeneralBlack background with black text Pin
Slacker00723-Apr-12 7:27
professionalSlacker00723-Apr-12 7:27 
GeneralRe: Black background with black text Pin
CPallini23-Apr-12 7:38
mveCPallini23-Apr-12 7:38 
GeneralRe: Black background with black text Pin
Brisingr Aerowing28-Apr-12 5:17
professionalBrisingr Aerowing28-Apr-12 5:17 
GeneralRe: Black background with black text Pin
Slacker00729-Apr-12 14:10
professionalSlacker00729-Apr-12 14:10 
GeneralWhat really counts Pin
W Balboos, GHB23-Apr-12 7:04
mveW Balboos, GHB23-Apr-12 7:04 

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