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More Colors with Maia

IntelliJ IDEA 9 (Maia) lets you assign custom colors to arbitrary sets of files (Scopes) in Editor tabs or Navigation lists (Go to class/file, etc):

File Colors
This helps you even more quickly than before understand which class you are looking at: JDK, a library, or your own app. The feature is available in Maia builds that you can get from EAP under Settings/File Colors.

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2 Responses to More Colors with Maia

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    Andrey V. says:

    July 10, 2009

    I think it would be useful to have some default schemas. Few people find this feature, but fewer people will spent time to setup their favorite colors.
    Personally I would like to use this features from scratches or some default examples, but rather won’t setup it from the very beginning.
    In any case, the color tabs and file is a great feature and can be very-very useful.

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    Alexey Pegov says:

    July 15, 2009

    Andrey, it looks like adding default schemas is a good suggestion. Thanks!

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