[plt-scheme] DrScheme colors

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 22 14:37:08 EDT 2008

I believe the selection color is something you can change via the OS
(at least on the mac it is). If you (or anyone else!) have the energy
to submit patches for the other color configurations, I'd welcome
them. I'm sorry I won't be able to get to it soon myself, tho.


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Jakub Piotr Cłapa <jpc-ml at zenburn.net> wrote:
> Since there seems to be some kind of wishlist ;] going I thought I could
> share my 2 cents about colors.
> I've recently switched to a Zenburn[1] like (dark) color scheme for DrScheme
> and apart from the big contrast between the text and the GUI controls (which
> would be quite hard to fix) there are some things I would love to see
> improved:
> 1. You can't change the text background (which is a nice thing for
> paren-matching and errors/comments/todos).
> 2. The selection and error background colors can't be changed.
> 3. Keywords and parenthesis share the same highlight color.
> Thanks for the great tool and keep up good work. :)
> [1] http://slinky.imukuppi.org/zenburn/
> PS. Do you like the design of the editor framework in MrEd? It is quite
> difficult to understand (especially since there is no guide about their
> usage) and I have a feeling that the editing problem could be solved easier.
> I'm curious what's your view on this, since you've implemented quite a lot
> using the editor framework. With hindsight, are there things you would have
> done differently?
> --
> regards,
> Jakub Piotr Cłapa
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