Quick Actions Panel

Shortcuts for customizing the plugin

Here you can find an explanation of the actions found in the Quick Actions Panel.

Quick actions panel

The Quick Actions Panel is a set of actions and toggles to quickly customize the plugin. You can find this panel in many places:

  • Inside the menu, under Tools → Material Theme
Tools Menu
Tools Menu
  • At the end of the main toolbar
Main Toolbar
Main Toolbar
  • As an option of the Quick Switch Panel
Quick Switch
Quick Switch

You can also set a shortcut to open every one of its submenus from the Settings → Appearance and Behavior → Keymap → Material Theme settings.

Material theme switcher

The first subpanel is a switcher to quickly switch between the themes. There you can find all the available themes plus the two custom themes.

Theme Switcher
Theme Switcher


Since version 6.13, Light and Dark themes are grouped together.

Light and Dark Theme Groups
Light and Dark Theme Groups

Note: Custom Themes are only available for premium users.

Panel Options

Some features are only available for premium users.

This panel allows you to quickly toggle some settings:

  • Toggle Contrast Mode
  • Toggle High Contrast
  • Toggle Compact Item Line Height
  • Toggle Compact Dropdowns
  • Toggle Compact Table Cells
  • Toggle Compact Fields
  • Toggle Compact Menus
  • Toggle Compact Status Bar
  • Toggle Uppercase Tabs
  • Toggle Custom Tab Font
  • Indicator Styles
  • Tab Highlight Position

In addition, there are one-time actions that change the plugin’s configuration:

  • Set Recommended Tab Height: Change the tab height to 42

Accent color chooser

This panel provides a set of predefined colors to set up your accent color.

Accent Chooser
Accent Chooser

There are also actions to easily toggle the following modes:

  • Override Accent Color from Theme
  • Set Accent Mode

Note that the accent color can still be changed in the Settings → Custom Accent Color.

Material theme features

Some features are only available for premium users.

This panel as well allows you to quickly toggle the most used Component/Features Settings:

  • Toggle Tab Separators
  • Toggle Custom Tree Font
  • Toggle Custom UI Font
  • Toggle Colored Directories
  • Toggle Language Additions
  • Toggle Focus Mode
  • Toggle Material Wallpapers
  • Toggle Outline Buttons
  • Toggle Overlays
  • Toggle Animated Tool Windows
  • Toggle Project Frame Colors
  • Colorize Title Bar (New UI)

In addition, other one-time actions are available in this panel, which are:

  • Material Theme Wizard: Open the Material Theme Wizard
  • Atom Material Icons: Open the Atom Material Icons Plugin page for installation.
  • Show What’s New: Display the “What’s new” page.
  • Reset Color Scheme: Reset the current color scheme, removing all custom changes.
  • Clean Overlays: Manually remove any lingering overlays.
  • Apply Custom UI Font: Forcibly triggers a UI Font change.
  • Undock Tool Windows: Undock all currently available tool windows
  • Dock Tool Windows: Dock back all currently available tool windows

License activation

  • Activate License: Activate your Premium License, if it’s not already done.
Activate License
Activate License

Material wallpapers

Material Wallpaper
Material Wallpaper

Please note that this is a setting that affects the whole IDE, so actions such as removing/disabling the plugin won’t get rid of the background image. You can do so in Settings → Appearance → Background Image.