[plt-scheme] Highlighting parentheses.

From: Brent Fulgham (bfulg at pacbell.net)
Date: Fri Nov 30 15:01:03 EST 2007

For the color-blind among us, the "spring" version is impossible to see!  :-)

Of course, that just means I wouldn't use it, but there's no reason others couldn't enjoy it.


----- Original Message ----
From: Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu>
To: PLT Scheme Mailing List <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 9:40:29 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] Highlighting parentheses.

Two more, seasonal varieties:


(spring needs work).


On Nov 30, 2007 11:11 AM, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Well, I couldn't resist (altho I probably should have). I've added
> this feature to DrScheme, but have currently checked a version to SVN
> that has it disabled.
> Here are two screenshots, showing possibilities:
>   http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~robby/tmp/gray-parens.png
>   http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~robby/tmp/blue-parens.png
> If you are interested and use SVN, please look at the bottom
> of plt/collects/framework/private/color.ss, around like 754. There
> will see some code that builds a vector of  colors. DrScheme will use
> the colors in the vector to highlight the different depths of nested
> sexps, stopping with the last color when the depth is larger than the
> number of colors in the vector. (Thus, when the vector only contains
> single color, you get the current behavior.)
> Attached are two examples (those are the two commented out vectors in
> the source code).
> If people supply a few nice looking vectors, I'll turn this choice
> into a preference for future versions of DrScheme.
> Robby
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