Re: [code] [textadept] Theming

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:59:33 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)


On Thu, 13 Jun 2013, Robert wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32 PM, Mitchell <> wrote:
>>> I don't have these in the themes I posted the other day, they are just
>>> called color.base01 etc. - I could change the color names though, but
>>> in the green theme there is no red :-). Would you accept a patch that
>>> changed the style in these lexers to styles that have the appropriate
>>> colors in the default dark/light themes?
>> Yes, I'd like to see what you come up with.
> Attached a proposal for using styles instead of hard-coded colors in
> the Markdown, Diff and D lexers.
> I don't know D so I am not sure if there might be a better styling
> choice for traits (Brian?), the other two look good with 'dark' and
> 'light' themes and are colored as the chosen styles are in the base16
> themes.

I'm not a fan of this. It is a head-scratcher and if users change one of
those colors, diff files will start looking weird.

Is there a problem with defining '' = '%(your.base.color)' at the
bottom of your theme and making a comment about it being needed by the
diff lexer?


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