22 May 2020 0 minutes to read Contributors
Guide to enable dark-theme in SQL Server Management Studio(SSMS).
Before you start Requirements how to enable dark theme
The dark-theme is not officially supported by Microsoft, however, the code is already present. This option is only available in SSMS version 2016 or higher, any version below that does not support this option. Since the option is not officially supported changes to the configuration file need to be made manually.
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) needs to be closed during the process. SSMS version 2016/2017. Notepad ++ (or any other text editor) Administrator privilege Access to the following path for SSMS 2016 C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\130\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio Access to the following path for SSMS 2017 C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\140\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio
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