There is a strange mismatched background color. How do I fix it?


There is a bug in the version of Chromium that Atom is currently built upon that causes things like this:

Notice how the background behind blocks of text is slightly different color than the rest of the background. There is an open Issue about this here:

You may want to subscribe to that Issue for updates.

In addition, some people have reported that changing their color profile for their monitor has corrected the problem.

Theme/Syntax Problem
Weird Background Rendering
Syntax background colour
Themes with a dark background have a block of lighter background
Atom display problem?
Updates messing with the syntax theme
Colors are not showing correctly
Visual glitch in editor window background
How to get rid of gray borders?
Inconsistent colour in text editor
Strange behavior at the working window
Visualization Issues
Unwanted light-blue filter in parts of editor window
Seeing a weird shadow on most of my themes (zoom in on image, right side of page)