Change the colors used to display syntactic elements and errors in code.

Using the Menu...

Open the Preferences window

Open the Preferences menu in [Product] Preferences...:

  • Alternatively, Mac users can use the keyboard shortcut to access the Preferences menu.

Change the syntax coloring

In Appearance Syntax Coloring Local Variables, change the color of the local variables of Module and With using the color palette:

Local variables are now the color Tangerine:


Find the syntax style to change

Use Options to examine the current values of all AutoStyleOptions that are available to change:

Change the syntax coloring

Use SetOptions to change the local variable syntax coloring for the current notebook:

Local variables are now the color Tangerine:

Changing the syntax using the menu is only possible for the default stylesheet. Any other stylesheet requires changes to be made programmatically.