[TxMt] Re: Suggestion: UI distinguishing light and dark themes

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Sun Jan 10 22:43:06 UTC 2016

On 30 Dec 2015, at 18:10, dipnlik wrote:

>> 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
>> hidden).
> 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.

Could make it so that the theme switch is reverted unless the dialog is 
closed with a confirming action (return or the select button). Also, the 
themes only show up among the items, if one switch the scope bar to 

> I was leaning more to improve the View → Themes menu.  Maybe list
> all dark themes, a divider, then all light themes?

That could also work, I’ll probably give that a try.

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