Google Colab notebooks allow you to combine executable code and rich text in a single document, along with images, HTML, LaTeX and more. Using dark mode, you can work with computer for longer time because it less damage your eye more than light mode. And in this tutorial, I will show you how to turn on dark mode in Google Colab.
What’s advantages of Dark Mode Google Colab?
- It help you save energy, mainly if you are using OLED or AMOLED screen.
- It looks cool and gives a new and fresh overall look.
- It doesn’t strain your eyes too much at night.
- It help you read code in Google Colab esierly.
Default Google Colab’s theme
When you create a new colab notebook, the light theme is applied by default.
However, working in front of a bright screen for an extended period of time might be exhausting. I will help you how to switch to dark mode in google colab to help you increase productivity. You will need to follow these steps.
Change to Dark theme
Step 1: Open Preferences in Google Colab
Open Colab and then click the
Preferences option under
Tools to manage your preferences.
Step 2: Change to dark theme
From opening windows, change the theme to dark. In some cases, you can always come back and change to the default seting of
light if you thinks this mode is not comfortable for you. Don’t forget clicking
Save button to make you changes become available.
Step 3: Everything is done, start coding!
Now, you can return to the colab file and notice how the cells and background have been transformed to dark hues.
In this post, I helped you how to use dark mode in Google Colab. If you thinks it is interested, please don’t forget sharing this post to your friend, so dark mode can protect your friend’s eyes :)