On Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Allan Odgaard <mailinglist(a)textmate.org> wrote:
On 30 Dec 2015, at 11:58, dipnlik wrote:
It looks like themes are already identified as
light or dark via their
Semantic Class, so my suggestion is to include this distinction in the
UI somehow. I know this is not something the user will do frequently,
but I think this improvement will cut the time to select a new theme
roughly by half.
Select Bundles → Select Bundle Item…
Switch to “Other” in the scope bar and pick “Semantic Class” in the gear
Now enter “theme.light” and you will see only light themes installed on your
Granted, the experience is not very good because once you select a theme you
will have to redo the above steps.
This definitely helps filtering, and is knowledge I can also use for
other things, thanks for that.
I think having the item chooser immediately switch to
a theme, once it gets
selected in the list, would make it a lot more useful (while still a bit
I'd be worried about accidentally selecting themes this way. If I'm
looking for something else and stumble upon a theme, immediately
switching to it would be a big unexpected visual effect.
I was leaning more to improve the View → Themes menu. Maybe list
all dark themes, a divider, then all light themes?
Anyway, thanks for the quick response.