JetBrains Space Help

Preferences: Customize UI

Change the background color (UI theme)

By default, Space UI theme reflects your OS settings. If you have the dark mode (dark theme) enabled in your OS settings, Space will switch to the dark mode as well. However, you can set your Space UI theme individually, regardless of the OS settings.

  1. On the navigation bar, click your avatar and choose My profile:

    chooseProfile.png
  2. On the profile sidebar, click Workspace and go to the User Interface tab:

    chooseUserInterface.png
  3. Choose the Dark theme option:

    • Light — light theme always on.

    • Dark — dark theme always on.

    • Auto — follow your OS settings (default).

  4. Accent color. Choose the background color of sidebars:

    • Blue — blue sidebars (default).

    • Black — black sidebars.

    • White — white sidebars.

Set first day of week in the calendar

  1. On the navigation bar, click your avatar and choose My profile:

    chooseProfile.png
  2. On the profile sidebar, click Workspace and go to the User Interface tab:

    chooseUserInterface.png
  3. Choose the first day of week from the menu.

Set default document type (Rich Text or Markdown)

By default, when you're creating a new document or editing an existing one, the text editor opens it in the Rich Text mode. You can set it to always open in the Markdown mode.

  1. On the navigation bar, click your avatar and choose My profile:

    chooseProfile.png
  2. On the profile sidebar, click Workspace and go to the User Interface tab:

    chooseUserInterface.png
  3. Choose Rich Text or Markdown from the Default document type menu.

Enable or disable font ligatures

Ligutures are special characters that combine two or more characters into one. When enabled, they are rendered and displayed accordingly in code review / code browsing views without affecting the underlying file.

  1. On the navigation bar, click your avatar and choose My profile:

    chooseProfile.png
  2. On the profile sidebar, click Workspace and go to the User Interface tab:

    chooseUserInterface.png
  3. Use the checkbox to enable or disable font ligatures. The field below the checkbox shows the affected characters and what they look like wnen ligatures are enabled.

Customize your navigation bar

Add menu items and favorite projects to your navigation bar for quick access.

  1. On the navigation bar, click ... to show the customization panel:

    customizeNavbarMenu.png
  2. Toggle the items to show or hide them from the navigation bar:

    customizeNavbarToggle.png
  3. You also can use the customization panel as an additional menu. Access hidden items by clicking on them.

Customize your entry page

Your Space entry page (dashboard) displays different widgets to help you quickly navigate to the most important parts of Space.

While the projects and teams you are a member of are shown by default, you can add other teams and projects, perhaps the ones you'd like to monitor and access frequently. To do that, add the the project or team to favorites — navigate to its page and click star.png next to its title.

To choose what updates you want to see on the entry page in the Events and Blog widgets, go to Notifications and select the desired options.

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Last modified: 14 May 2021