Coda tip: show “invisible characters” when you highlight text

Coda is awesome. Here’s a quick way to make it awesomer: invisible visible invisible characters!

Coda lets you show all the newlines, tabs and spaces, which comes in handy. But the default settings are pretty distracting. If you change the invisible character display color to match the background, they only show up when you select text.

First do this:

Show invisible characters

Then change this:

Change invisible character color to match the background

And rock out like this:

Invisible visible invisible characters!