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Change Netbeans Look and Feel (LAF)

I prefer to use Netbeans using one of the dark look and feels, but it's always a pain trying to find the names of them to specify in the CLI command to launch netbeans with. Alternatively, there is an easier way using the GUI as shown below:

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Go to Tools > Options.

Then click on Appearance > Look and Feel tab, then choose the look and feel from the dropdown menu before hitting apply.

Now restart Netbeans to actually see the changes take effect.

Last updated: 5th July 2021
First published: 30th June 2021