Photoshop: Allow customization of active layer color

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In Ps 2015.1.1 using certain interface color themes it is difficult to differentiate the active layer from the inactive layer. In previous releases the active layer color was a shade of blue but in the new release the active layer is colored a lighter shade of gray from the inactive layer. I'd like the active layer to revert back to its previous blue color or have a preference to make the color a customizable option.Also, it is difficult to distinguish (based on layer color) the active layer from a layer with the quick mask applied. Using my preferred interface color theme the active layer color is a very slightly lighter shade of gray from the layer color when quick mask is applied.
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Wolfgang Eilers

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Official Response
I the current version, Preferences > Interface... now has an option for Highlight color allowing customers to switch from the current grey default to the blue highlight found in older versions of Photoshop.