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Light Mode or Dark Mode when viewing code?

Survey period: 10 Dec 2018 to 17 Dec 2018

Studies have proven that Light mode is better. And that Dark mode is better. And also that low contrast is better. And...

OptionVotes% 
Light46944.41
Dark49146.50
I have no preference969.09



 
General(dark+light)/2=gray ;-) Pin
Member 448140713-Dec-18 16:30
MemberMember 448140713-Dec-18 16:30 
GeneralMy Preference Pin
Nitin S13-Dec-18 0:02
professionalNitin S13-Dec-18 0:02 
GeneralDark, or seeing double. Pin
Leng Vang12-Dec-18 10:52
MemberLeng Vang12-Dec-18 10:52 
GeneralNeither light nor dark Pin
Fred Kreppert12-Dec-18 6:44
MemberFred Kreppert12-Dec-18 6:44 
When I started out we didn't have monitors at all. The only light we had was from dimly lit candles. Oh, and everything was all on punch cards. There was no need for monitors to be light or dark Laugh | :laugh:
GeneralZenburn Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar12-Dec-18 3:10
MemberVikram A Punathambekar12-Dec-18 3:10 
GeneralDark Pin
dan!sh 11-Dec-18 23:00
professional dan!sh 11-Dec-18 23:00 
AnswerLight or Dark Mode Pin
Willem Gons11-Dec-18 21:15
MemberWillem Gons11-Dec-18 21:15 
GeneralBright green on very deep, dark green Pin
OldTomas11-Dec-18 15:15
professionalOldTomas11-Dec-18 15:15 
GeneralRe: Bright green on very deep, dark green Pin
chimcham11-Dec-18 15:50
Memberchimcham11-Dec-18 15:50 
GeneralRe: Bright green on very deep, dark green Pin
OldTomas12-Dec-18 3:35
professionalOldTomas12-Dec-18 3:35 
GeneralRe: Bright green on very deep, dark green Pin
chimcham13-Dec-18 16:05
Memberchimcham13-Dec-18 16:05 
GeneralRe: Bright green on very deep, dark green Pin
willichan12-Dec-18 7:45
professionalwillichan12-Dec-18 7:45 
GeneralLight theme for those languages in the light, Dark theme for those in the dark Pin
Marc Clifton11-Dec-18 9:42
mvaMarc Clifton11-Dec-18 9:42 
GeneralInto the darkness... Pin
Andreas Mertens11-Dec-18 9:24
professionalAndreas Mertens11-Dec-18 9:24 
GeneralLight mode - with a twist of grey background Pin
Ravi Bhavnani11-Dec-18 5:15
professionalRavi Bhavnani11-Dec-18 5:15 
GeneralAfter 15+ years coding, I just made the switch to Dark Pin
kdmote11-Dec-18 5:03
Memberkdmote11-Dec-18 5:03 
GeneralRe: After 15+ years coding, I just made the switch to Dark Pin
Ravi Bhavnani11-Dec-18 5:16
professionalRavi Bhavnani11-Dec-18 5:16 
GeneralDifference between IDE type things Pin
MarcusCole683311-Dec-18 3:24
professionalMarcusCole683311-Dec-18 3:24 
GeneralDark mode on printouts, light on screen Pin
Member 798912211-Dec-18 2:02
MemberMember 798912211-Dec-18 2:02 
GeneralRe: Dark mode on printouts, light on screen Pin
Peltier Cooler11-Dec-18 5:55
professionalPeltier Cooler11-Dec-18 5:55 
GeneralThe only real light, monitor glow. Pin
MarkTJohnson11-Dec-18 1:40
professionalMarkTJohnson11-Dec-18 1:40 
GeneralLight Theme during the day, Dark at night Pin
Slacker00710-Dec-18 5:52
professionalSlacker00710-Dec-18 5:52 
GeneralRe: Light Theme during the day, Dark at night Pin
Member 798912211-Dec-18 1:16
MemberMember 798912211-Dec-18 1:16 
GeneralRe: Light Theme during the day, Dark at night Pin
tarco27-Sep-20 20:31
professionaltarco27-Sep-20 20:31 
GeneralLight Theme is the only theme Pin
  Forogar  10-Dec-18 3:51
professional  Forogar  10-Dec-18 3:51 

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