[wingide-users] Porting color themes to Wing from other platforms?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu Oct 27 15:43:44 MDT 2011

On 10/27/11 4:04 PM, Russell Warren wrote:
> Is there any way to port color themes to Wing from other platforms? 
>  Has anyone had success with this?
> Recently I've been doing a bunch of editing with Sublime 2 and I 
> really like the color schemes in there (eg: "Monokai" and "Pastels On 
> Dark").  It turns out they originate from TextMate themes.  I've been 
> able to get a bunch of these over to Gedit via the handy gedit-mate 
> package, and I thought I could then move the themes over from that 
> into Wing, but it seems that Gedit is not GTK2, or at least the scheme 
> files aren't compatible.
> So... I have some great TextMate themes, and "whatever-Gedit-uses" 
> themes.  Does anyone know how to use them?

Wing uses GTK2 themes but those don't control the coloring of syntax in 
editors.  That's done with a custom system right now that isn't really 
designed for sharing.  Making a way to share these and use some of the 
standards out there is something I'm looking at for Wing 5+.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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