I know how to do this via Terminal > Preferences, but this seems to require opening a new console. I'd like to change the background color on the current console. Is this possible?


Menu: Shell > Show Inspector (⌘I)

Double-click on the desired setting. Naturally you'll have to add your desired colour scheme using Preferences first.


You can create a command you can enter in Terminal like I suggested in a similar topic.


You can do this from the command line too, with a command such as;

tput setab 6

This changes the background to a teal colour.

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