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Stuck with white text on black background


I’m new at programming but I use Sublime to edit text and IDL files. I’ve downloaded Sublime Text 3 on a new computer and my text is white on a black background for for .txt files and .pro (IDL) files. When I go to View>Syntax, Plain Text is checked. An IDL or text option does not appear. What am I doing wrong?
Thanks in advance.



Sublime Text does not ship syntax definitions for all programming or markup languages out there (because how could it?) and instead allows you to download and install third-party packages via One of these packages may provide you with what you are looking for:



Good to know. Thank you!