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How to change the background color of the brace match highlighting

Revision as of 23:44, 15 June 2010 by Kjkim (talk | contribs) (Visual Studio)
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This page will describe how to change the background color of the brace match highlighting in Visual Studio 2010. The default color might not help you find the closing brace.

Visual Studio

Comfirmed to work for Visual Studio 2010. Should be the same for 2005 and 2008 as well
To change the default color of the brace match highlighting:

  1. Click on the Tools menu
  2. Select Options...
  3. Click the + beside Environment
  4. Select Fonts and Color
  5. In the display items, find the brace matching(rectangle)
  6. Select "Item background" and change it
  7. Press Ok


Feel free to edit it.