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Custom Fonts and Colors for Netbeans

I like TextMate and I like Netbeans. So I created a custom fonts and colors profile for Netbeans which is *similar* to TextMate.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE fontscolors PUBLIC 
    "-//NetBeans//DTD Editor Fonts and Colors settings 1.1//EN"
    <fontcolor bgColor="white" foreColor="black" name="default">
        <font name="Monaco" size="12"/>
    <fontcolor bgColor="ff990000" foreColor="white" name="error"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="ff006f00" name="char"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="ff036a07" name="string"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="blue" name="keyword">
        <font style="bold"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="black" name="whitespace"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="ff0000cd" name="number"/>
    <fontcolor foreColor="ff0066ff" name="comment">
        <font style="italic"/>
    <fontcolor name="identifier"/>
    <fontcolor name="operator"/>

To install, just put this in:

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  1. James Branam says

    My name is James Branam and I’m the NetBeans Community Docs Manager. Your blog entry would make a fantastic entry (Tips & Tricks) for our Community Docs wiki ( Would you be willing to contribute it? If you need any help or have any questions, please contact me at I look forward to hearing from you.

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