[MonoDevelop] Importing old syntax highlight colour schemes?
mkrueger at xamarin.com
Thu Apr 11 09:40:23 UTC 2013
> It was Style Eclipse (http://studiostyl.es/schemes/style_eclipse).
> I've done lots of Java dev at work and while it isn't the greatest
> scheme, I find it far less eye burning or eye straining than the
> available options. I have hit a few bugs and crashes that I need to
> report, though, so it might be related.
The style worked for me. What was the problem with it ?
> I wasn't thinking of overrides across themes, just within themes. If I
> say my base colour is #000000 instead of the default #444444 then I
> don't want to have to go through every single token that uses #444444
> and set it to black as well.
There is fallback to "Plain Text" - but to plain text only.
> If I could enable (say) the colouring of strings then I could choose
> whether to have them the default or a custom colour, and if it was the
> default then it'd change as well whenever I changed the base colour.
> Similarly, if there was a base "all strings" option and then I could
> enable a custom colour for "C# @ verbatim strings" or disable it and
> let it fall back to the default (which could change and verbatim
> strings would change automatically).
> I understand if VS.Net limits what you can do in some areas, but it
> just feels like "specify everything so that you have to change
> everything" isn't the best way to go.
But it's easier to add new colors - because I can't break the fallback
> The blog post seemed to imply that import wasn't stable yet. Also,
> someone needs to set up a site to host them, I guess, since
> StudioStyles is MS-centric.
The importer is stable - that's why it got included after the 4.0
release, it wasn't finished at that time. But now it works.
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