[TxMt] creating themes
thomas.42 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 20:02:20 UTC 2005
On Sep 14, 2005, at 3:14 PM, Caio Chassot wrote:
> I was more specifically wondering about each theme author
> methodology and preferences, how they put the tools available to use.
Thomas Aylott's theme creating process.
0) Define your palette.
Decide what colors you're going to use & never deviate from them
(unless you didn't think it thru throughly first).
1) Open a big file.
It should contain most of the different elements that you're going to
want to customize. (comments, html, css, js, ruby, erb, etc...)
I usually open up a bunch and switch around between them white
designing the theme.
2) Make a blank theme.
3) Select something in your code that you want to customize & get
I use a custom command "echo $TM_SCOPE" show in new window. So that I
can copy & paste the scope.
4) Make a new entry in the scope editor.
BEWARE: The theme is only saved when you close the prefs window. If
you do something crazy that makes it crash
I usually start out with the basic html stuff.
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