How to Change the Default Font and Background Color in Notepad++

In this post, you will learn how to change the default font and background color in Notepad++.

I’m using Windows 10. Let’s start.

How to Change the Default Background and Font Color in Notepad++

Open Notepad++.

Hit Settings at the top.

Hit Style Configurator.

You will see a drop-down list beside the Select theme in the Style Configurator popup.

Open it. Select the theme one by one and see which one you prefer.

Once you find the one you prefer, hit the Save & Close button.

Alternative Way

Use the steps above to open the Style Configurator popup.

Make sure Global Styles is selected for Language, and Global override is selected for Style in the popup.

In the Colour Style section, you can see the Foreground colour (text color) and the Background colour.

Select the color you prefer by clicking on the color beside the ones above.

If you have changed the text color, select Enable global foreground color.

You’ll need to select Enable global background color if you’ve changed the background color.

Click on the Save & Close button.

That’s it.

I hope this guide, “How to Change the Default Font and Background Color in Notepad++,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.