Theme not changing text color


#1

I installed the atom-monokai theme and selected it as the syntax theme.

I was expecting the text to look like this:

However, it’s still all grey (the default).

Do I need to edit the styles.less file to change the actual text color? If so, are there templates that I can copy to make the text look like it does in the monokai theme preview?

Thanks for the help.


#2

Syntax themes colorize the syntax of various languages. Most of them do not colorize “plain text” beyond the default. So have you tried opening a JavaScript file? (The file in the screenshot is JavaScript.)

Also, there is this other topic talking about the atom-monokai package and it appears to have some problems currently: