Sign up ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I downloaded the IDLE-like color scheme from here. However, I can't find where to install this for use with PyCharm on Windows 7?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Looks like I tried placing it in the wrong place. According to this page, The file should be installed in <User home>\.PyCharmXX\config\colors. Then, restarting the IDE enables the selection of the scheme from the Settings pane.

share|improve this answer

Instead of tweaking with file path.
1) Download a color theme from here
2) Pycharm > File > Import Setting > point to the color theme downloaded in (1)

Pycharm should recognise this as a theme (i.e. only the theme checkbox is available) in the import dialog that follows (2)

share|improve this answer
Thanks. It's been a while since I worked with PyCharm. Can someone confirm? – ysap 2 days ago

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.