How to change fold symbols from v/> signs to +/- and their size


#1

Because they are too tiny to press them correctly each time. Those in Notepad++ are more easily visible.


#2

You can add the following to your styles.less:

// Controls the appearance of the unfolded icon in the gutter
atom-text-editor .line-number .icon-right::before {
  font-size: 32px;
  content: "X";
}

// Controls the appearance of the folded icon in the gutter
atom-text-editor .gutter .line-number.folded .icon-right::before, atom-text-editor .gutter:hover .line-number.folded .icon-right::before {
  font-size: 32px;
  content: "Y";
}

You can learn how to find this kind of information for yourself in the Atom Flight Manual:

http://flight-manual.atom.io/using-atom/sections/basic-customization/#style-tweaks