PyCharm/IntelliJ allow you to change the color themes with a few click. You can even use automated changes for dark and white themes based on daytime.
PyCharm/IntelliJ is a great tool which can contribute for better code and reliable programming environment. There is a proverb:
Know yourself to lead yourself
I would say something similar for IDE:
Know your IDE to code better
If you want to learn more about IntelliJ/PyCharm themes and colors then you can visit this page:
Fast switch of color schema(dark/white theme)
If you code during the day and the night you may want to have a quick way to switch from dark to white themes. This can be done with PyCharm/IntelliJ by using keyshort cuts:
- Open Switch menu Ctrl+` (open menu)
- Color Schema - 1
- Select a theme - by entering number
In this way with a few clicks you can change the theme.
Automated change of color schema(dark/white theme)
Based on your timezone or personal preferences you can schedule an automated changes for the color schemes of your PyCharm/IntelliJ. Usually you would like to have: dark for night and white for day - then you can use a pluggin which name is: Chronomorph
Description of the plugin:
Automatically switches the IDE theme and color scheme base don the time of day.
How to use it:
Simply specify one or several change points under Settings -> Appearance & Behavior -> Appearance -> Chronomorph and let the plugin automatically apply the appropriate theme and color scheme.
So go to:
- Appearance & Behavior
- Select by change point
- Color Scheme
- Select by daylight
- Day theme
- Night theme
Note: the plugin raise some errors so you can report them to the author:
Failed to retrieve daylight cycle data at 0, 0 on 2019-04-23! com.intellij.util.io.HttpRequests$HttpStatusException: Request failed with status code 400. Status=400, Url=https://api.sunrise-sunset.org/json?lat=0&lng=0&formatted=0 at com.intellij.util.io.HttpRequests.throwHttpStatusError(HttpRequests.java:592) a