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30 SQL Developer Tips in 30 Days, Day 3: Syntax Highlighting

Someone asked the other day, ‘how can I make tables show up in blue?’

How SQL Developer colors all of the text in your editor is defined in the preferences.

How SQL Developer colors all of the text in your editor is defined in the preferences.

In the preferences, find the ‘PLSQL Identifier’ entry in the PL/SQL Syntax Colors entry, and set it to whatever color you’d like.

Another example…

Grammar Squiggles, They’re Hard to See Sometimes

This time, look for the ‘Disconnected Join Graph’ entry.

Change the type of line, color, etc.

Change the type of line, color, etc.

One more…

Classic Green Screen

The very first entry, ‘Default Plain text’ – set that to background, ‘black,’ and then set everything else to your liking.

The 80's refuse to die.

The 80’s refuse to die.