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You can switch between color themes and icons sets. ReSharper provides several icon sets to match the color themes of Visual Studio 2013 and previous versions of Visual Studio as well. You can either configure settings so that the appropriate icons sets are applied automatically and accordingly to the color theme of the Visual Studio or you can choose one particular set for all themes.

To change Visual Studio color themes
  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. The Options dialog box opens. Click Environment, them click General on the right pane of the dialog box.
  3. On the left pane, use the Color theme drop-down list to switch between available themes.
  4. Click OK to apply changes.

The icons shipped with ReSharper can be logically divided into two groups: symbol icons and application icons.

All icons that help you identify the kind of a code symbol, so that you can easily distinguish a method ThemedIcon.Method.Screen.[SymbolsVs11Gray] from a property ThemedIcon.Property.Screen.[SymbolsVs11Gray] , belong to symbol icons sets. Several modifiers are also represented with icons and included in these sets. You can find the complete list of icons in the Symbol Icons topic.

To change symbol icons sets
  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Options.
  2. The Options dialog box opens. Click Environment, them click General on the right pane of the dialog box.
  3. On the General pane of the dialog box, specify a set of icons to be used clicking one of the following items:
    • Automatic selection
    • Color
    • Windows Store Gray
    • Windows Store Dark Gray
    • Visual Studio Legacy
    • IntelliJ IDEA
    To simplify the choice, several icons from the corresponding set are displayed nearby each item
  4. Click Save or Save To to apply changes.

Other icons which are displayed in the editor or on the toolbars in the windows belong to application icons sets. They inform you about different opportunities provided by ReSharper such as refactorings Coding_Assistance__Context_Actions__icon_refactor or quick-fixes redBulb, for example.

To change application icons sets
  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Options.
  2. The Options dialog box opens. Click Environment, them click General on the right pane of the dialog box.
  3. On the General pane of the dialog box, specify a set of icons to be used clicking one of the following items:
    • Automatic selection
    • Color
    • Gray
    • Dark Gray
    To simplify the choice, several icons from the corresponding set are displayed nearby each item.
  4. Click Save or Save To to apply changes.

Note

If the Automatic selection item is chosen, ReSharper applies an icon set according to the current color theme of Visual Studio.

Visual Studio color themes coupled with ReSharper icon sets offer additional opportunities to customize IDE according to personal preferences. Trying different options you can find the combination that is more engaging for you and set it as default. Consider the examples below:
Managing_Color_Themes