Changing the appearance of console view

To set the types of output (and their colors) in Console view:

  1. Open Opens the Console preference page Run/Debug > Console preference page.
  2. Checking Show when program writes to standard out checkbox will make the Console view visible each time new output is written to the console from the program's standard output stream. If there is no Console view in the current perspective, one will be created.
  3. Checking Show when program writes to standard err checkbox will make the Console view visible each time new output is written to the console from the program's standard error stream. If there is no Console view in the current perspective, one will be created.
  4. Click any color button to change the color for the corresponding text stream.  

To set the fonts used in the Console view:

  1. Open Opens the Color and Fonts preference page General > Appearance > Colors and Fonts preference page.
  2. Select Console font from Debug category and use Edit... button to change the font.  (Detail Pane Text Font can be used to change the font of the debugger's default Detail Pane).

To set prompt highlight color in GIS Console view:

  1. Open Opens the GIS Console preference page Magik > GIS Console preference page.
  2. Click prompt highlight color button to change background color for last Magik prompt in the console.

Related concepts

Local Debugging
Magik views

Related reference

GIS Console view
Views and editors