Re: [NTB] Solarized colors in NoteTab
- MC, thanks much for your reply! I'll tinker with it.
--- In email@example.com, Marcelo Bastos <bytext@...> wrote:
> Interviewed by CNN on 27/03/2013 14:12, Bobodod told the world:
> > Has anyone tried getting the Solarized color scheme set up in NoteTab? Is there an easy way to do it and then replicate it across installations?
> Well, you can do it by editing the Notetab.ini / Notepro.ini directly.
> However, you can't do it directly from inside Notetab itself. One way is
> to work with a copy and then replace it with Notetab closed. Another is
> to use a different text editor (like Windows Notepad) to do the editing
> (with Notetab closed also).
> I always forget the exact way to do it, but there's also a trick for
> saving the notetab.ini file with a slightly different name (I think it
> was notetab!.ini/notepro!.ini, but I'm probably wrong); next time
> Notetab starts up, if it finds that file it will rename it to
> notetab.ini/notepro.ini replacing the old one.
> Anyway... first step is to replace the "CustomColors" line in the .ini
> file with this:
> That will give you the Solarized palette in the colour picker, which
> makes it far easier to experiment.
> I'm still experimenting with colour combinations for the highlights, so
> I don't have a ready-made colour profile to suggest.
> Anyway, I was looking into ways to use the Solarized palette with CSS. I
> quickly noticed that working with sixteen custom colours is going to be
> a bitch. The example CSS file, however, uses SCSS, which is a set of
> extensions to CSS syntax that, among other things, allow for
> used-defined constants, making the job far easier. (More details in
> http://sass-lang.com/ )
> The problem is that the SCSS compiler needs Ruby installed. That's a bit
> of overkill for me, and I don't need the full SCSS feature set anyway --
> just the ability to work with user-defined constants. I started writing
> a clip to do the necessary search & replace automatically, but then it
> occurred to me that such a think might be already available somewhere.
> So... does anyone know of a clip (even a very incomplete, limited one)
> to convert between SCSS and CSS?
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