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Peacock for Visual Studio Code

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Subtly change the color of your Visual Studio Code workspace. Ideal when you have multiple VS Code instances, use VS Live Share, or use VS Code's Remote features, and you want to quickly identify your editor.

Read the extensive documentation here which includes a guide on how to use Peacock and a changelog

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  1. Open Extensions sideBar panel in Visual Studio Code and choose the menu options for View Extensions
  2. Search for Peacock
  3. Click Install
  4. Click Reload, if required


Read the extensive documentation here which includes a guide on how to use Peacock and a changelog

Quick Usage

Let's see Peacock in action!

  1. Create/Open a VSCode Workspace (Peacock only works in a Workspace)
  2. Press F1 to open the command palette
  3. Type Peacock
  4. Choose Peacock: Change to a favorite color
  5. Choose one of the pre-defined colors and see how it changes your editor

Now enjoy exploring the rest of the features explained in the docs!

Peacock Windows



Inspiration comes in many forms. These folks and teams have contributed either through ideas, issues, pull requests, or guidance. Thank you!

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct.

Problems or Suggestions

Open an issue here


Contribution guidelines are located here

Thanks goes to these wonderful people (emoji key):

James Newell


Oleg Solomka

Joseph Rex

Sam Julien

Shayne Boyer

Burke Holland

Jonathan Carter

Ricardo Souza

Kushal Pandya

Erich Gamma

Christian Nwamba

Matt Bierner

Raymond Camden

Aaron Powell


Nate Drake

This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!

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