[Geany-Users] Search background color

Jim jf_byrnes at xxxxx
Sat May 23 20:40:14 UTC 2020

On 5/23/20 1:15 PM, Matthew Brush wrote:
> On 2020-05-23 8:59 a.m., Jim wrote:
>> Using Geany 1.36 on Linux Mint 18.3
>> I am writing mostly Python code. When I do a Ctrl-f to popup a search 
>> box the background color on the highlighted  term is a light gray that 
>> is hard for me to spot easily.
>> Is there a way to change the background color to something that is 
>> easier to see?
> You can tweak it using GTK+ CSS. In a file at 
> `~/.config/geany/geany.css` (Tools->Configuration Files->geany.css) you 
> can put some CSS similar to the stuff between line 12 and line 26 
> here[0], adapted for your needs. It's hard to be specific without seeing 
> exactly what you're talking about.

I am using the Monokai color scheme. When search finds a word it 
highlights it. The color it uses is a lite gray which does not show up 
well against the black background of the editor widow. I am looking to 
have it use a color that is more easily seen

> Alternatively, you could probably just switch GTK+ themes.
> [0]: 
> https://github.com/geany/geany/blob/ea649d8024b14ce55a922e146078ad1bc15533df/data/geany.css 
> Regards,
> Matthew Brush
Thanks, I'll take a look at your suggestions.


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