12504Re: Taking cues from iA writer
- Jul 8, 2011On 8 July 2011 00:21, Hakan Ensari wrote:
>Changing to a dark window frame would require changing the tabs to
> To follow up on my tweet a few weeks ago, here's what I think would be
> super if MacVim perhaps borrowed from iA Writer's minimalist UI.
> * You fire MacVim up. No toolbar. A simple, dark toolbar.
match as well. Nothing that I feel up to doing I'm afraid. Besides,
doesn't this violate a million Apple HIGs?
":set go-=T" is the closest to this that I think I'd like to go.
> * You type or click. The toolbar disappears. Pure canvas.Again, this must violate the Apple HIG?
I think full screen mode is a good substitute that also does not
violate the HIG.
> * Finally, a more seductive but probably not-so-straightforward thingAs has been mentioned this should be possible to implement using Vim
> to implement: Gray out everything but the section you are reading/
> writing by selecting "focus mode." In iA Writer, the unit is a
> sentence, so I'm not sure how that would translate it into text as
script. It is nothing that I would want to write code for at any
> * Also, off topic, it would be awesome to replace the icon withNo, I will not change the icon for something that does not look like
> something sexier. I'm not a designer but have been using this as a
> stop gap measure:
the "green diamond with a V". This topic has been brought up in the
past and it just leads to discussions that I'd rather not participate
in (or read for that matter). Sorry, I'm not a big fan of the green
diamond either, but it is here to stay.
> I love MacVim. Thank you for your awesome work.Cheers! That is always nice to hear. :-)
I always appreciate suggestions for change even though I don't really
want to accommodate any of the ones you just brought up. Please don't
take this as me saying I don't want any change at all -- in fact, I do
think we should allow ourselves to be influenced by other editors
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