Stop on any line in the code - debugger highlights it with green background, which is ok, but now try to click on a variable on this line - editor highlights all occurrences of the variable in the code but it is not visible on the current line (because of the green background).
The same is true for breakpoints.
We'd need a way how to merge the highlights...
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 231617 ***
It's not a duplicate of issue #231617.
This was submitted before dark theme was introduced. It's about the highlight preference, not about text readability.
This was already fixed by some other changes.
However, it has caused also the method selection used by "Step over operation" to be overridden by editor highlights. This is fixed by
Integrated into 'main-silver', will be available in build *201402120001* on http://bits.netbeans.org/dev/nightly/ (upload may still be in progress)
Log: #205410: Step over operation should override all highlightings.