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Changing the color scheme of blocked text in SciTE4AutoIt3

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When I block text in the SciTE editor to cut and paste, the color scheme is barely discernible. It is virtually impossible to really see what the heck I have blocked. My coding mentor says that older versions of the editor had a more easily visible (traditional!) color scheme for this function. ¿Is it possible for the user to modify this in the user settings?

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Put something like this in your SciTEUser.properties file:

#Selection Foreground/background and Alpha

selection.fore=#000000

selection.alpha=100

selection.back=#FFFF00

Change the colors to what you feel is best for you. The .alpha setting controls how opaque the highlight is over the text, play around with that also to see how different values affect what is shown.

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