[TxMt] Light Text/Black Background?!?
david at davelee.com.au
Wed Apr 6 09:02:28 UTC 2005
to my mind it depends on the ambient light a lot as well. Dark b/g
seems to make a lot more sense late at night ..
I'd sooner code in red on blue than on a crt though.
On 06/04/2005, at 6:52 PM, Mats Persson wrote:
> On 5 Apr 2005, at 23:22, Ben Jackson wrote:
>> Don't know why I hadn't considered this before... my partner looked
>> at my screen today while I was coding some JS and said "Are you
>> crazy? You're going to ruin your eyes with that!" I did some cursory
>> research (read: Google) and found conflicting opinions on the
>> subject... but most seem to agree that black ground/light text is
>> VERY bad for eyestrain.
> Hmm, interesting. I personally find it easier on and less tiring for
> my eyes with a dark-ish background, but perhaps that is harmful anyway
> ? However, something that we might not consider enough is the quality
> of the screen we are working on. I recently switched from a 4 year old
> 19" PC screen to an iMac G5 and the quality difference between them
> was truly *frightening* !! So, I've probably already screwed up my
> eyesight during those 4 years.
>> Taking this under consideration, I'd like to change the defaults for
>> the JS bundle, but the prefs only allow for changing the defaults.
>> How can I do this, ... ?
> Before I tell you how to do it, please consider that sometime soon (?)
> Allan will release 1.1b6 which will give you the end user much better
> control of your syntax highlighting through a style sheet like
> scenario. (much discussed in the archive)
> IF you can't wait for b6 then you have two options:
> PHP.tmbundle up on the SVN repos. It's more muted in contrast and
> colours and is in my humble opinion better than the default JS
> version. (A slightly reworked version of the JS (PHP) version will
> most likely replace the default JS version after b6 anyway)
> ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Bundles/ or else inside the
> and then change the following to the colours you'd like/prefer:
> foregroundColor = "#dddddd";
> backgroundColor = "#111111";
> Hope that will help you.
> Kind regards,
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