Dark+ V2 Italic
A splash of italics added to the new and experimental Dark+ V2 theme added in Visual Studio Code 1.75 in January 2023. Make your script fonts shine! This theme is inspired by Dark++ Italic, a minimal modification of the default theme to add italics to highlight script fonts.
The screenshot below this theme with the "Caskaydia Code" remix of Cascadia Code:
Enabling Script Italics
I recommend Microsoft's Cascadia Code with script italics, patched with Nerd Fonts to add symbols. This font can be found in a fork of Nerd Fonts as "Caskaydia Code" https://github.com/AaronFriel/nerd-fonts/releases.
The set of font ligature options enabled is enabled by setting
The settings for this screenshot were: