I work as a developer using Microsoft’s Visual Studio. The fonts and colors customization has a massive amount of options. And that’s neat and groovy for those who don’t mind a multicolored environment that looks like Mardi Gras threw up.
As for myself, I prefer a simple scheme with black text, blue comments and very little else. I’m able to understand code without the training wheels, so all the flashy colors are distractions that work against readability.
I mention this because it’s an absolute nightmare to accomplish this. I have to step through a gazillion options, one at a time, and it’s tedious beyond belief. I’m sure the MS devs can’t imagine why anyone wouldn’t want their code to show up in glorious technicolor, so they made simplicity extremely hard to achieve.
I offer this as a cautionary tale. Power and flexibility is great but as you guys work on this, please don’t flexibility me to death.