How can I customize pdf-tools' default color for highlighting (from yellow to something else)?

  • Only one question per post, please. Thx.
    – Drew
    Jul 2, 2022 at 15:40

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Here's what I have in my init file; modify as appropriate:

(setq pdf-annot-default-annotation-properties
      (label . "Pablo"))
      (color . "#ff0000")
      (icon . "Note"))
      (color . "LightBlue2"))
      (color . "blue"))
      (color . "orange"))
      (color . "red"))))
  • Thanks that is what I was looking for
    – user25482
    Jul 2, 2022 at 20:53

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