[MonoDevelop] Resetting Syntax Highlighting Theme

Carl Emil Carlsen ce at sixthsensor.dk
Tue Jun 29 16:34:18 EDT 2010

Thanks Mike and Levi. It works like a charm.


On Jun 29, 2010, at 09:57 , Levi Bard wrote:

> Hi Carl,
> Remove .config/MonoDevelop/MonoDevelopProperties.xml (and
> .config/MonoDevelop/MonoDevelopProperties.xml.previous ) from your
> home directory.
> Alternatively, I think you can edit the ColorScheme element in that
> file - the default is "Default"

On Jun 29, 2010, at 06:42 , Mike Krüger wrote:

> Hi
> Remove the file from ~/.config/MonoDevelop/syntaxmodes  (or remove that directory).
> Regards
> Mike
>> Dear mailinglist
>> I tried to create my own syntax highlighting theme but accidentally wrote #fffff instead of #ffffff for white. Now MonoDevelope refuses to let me change to any theme and it throws an Unhandled Exception every time I start the application or enter Preferences->Text Editor->Syntax Highlighting. No text is displayed. The error message is listed below.
>> Also, I can't copy the error message (OS X). Cmd-c clears everything. I had to open Console.
>> How can I reset Monodevelop so that it uses the default syntax highlighting theme again? Replacing the application does not work, and I can't find any MonoDevelop files in the Library.
>> Thanks in advance
>> ~ce
>> ______________
>> Carl Emil Carlsen
>> http://sixthsensor.dk
>> ERROR [2010-06-28 21:56:13Z]: Unhandled Exception
>> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. --->  System.IO.IOException: Error while loading style :Sixth --->  System.Exception: Can't parse color: #fffff
>>   at Mono.TextEditor.Highlighting.Style.GetColorFromString (System.String colorString) [0x00000] in<filename unknown>:0
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