ReSharper color identifiers screw up with Visual Studio 2012 dark theme

We're experiencing an annoying problem issues with ReSharper's color identifiers feature when Visual Studio 2012 is set to the built-in dark theme.

With ReSharper's color identifiers disabled, the code looks fine:

Then, we enable ReSharper's color identifiers:

And now the code is completly unreadable:

The curious thing, on a colleague's machine, the same code, with the same Visual Studio and ReSharper settings... looks right:

We tried reinitializing both Visual Studio and ReSharper settings, disabling add-ons and extensions and other voodoos to no avail.

Here are our setups:


I had this same problem with vs2013 and resharper 8. I was able to fix by following these steps:

  1. Close all Visual Studio instances
  2. Open C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio {VS version}\Common7\IDE\Extensions\extensions.configurationchanged file
  3. Type anything there
  4. Save the file
  5. Open VS and check Fonts and Colors in Tools | Options | Environment


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