On Feb 26, 5:47 pm, Neville Franks <s... / surfulater.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.EDhas user defined color schemes along with a
> wide range of syntax elements whose colors you can control. It comes
> with a selection of color schemes and these can be cloned to create your
> own. Of course it also meets and far exceeds your other requirements.
>
> I've just put up this screen shot:http://www.getsoft.com/images/ed_colorsetup.jpgwhich shows the "light
> on dark" color scheme that's included in theEDinstall.
>
> I completely agree with your comment "you have to make the interface
> something people don't mind staring at for 8+ hours a day." But you also
> need the functionality to go with it that makes coding quicker and
> easier.
>
> Neville Franks,http://www.getsoft.com
>
>
>
> Sam Smoot wrote:
> > It looks pretty nice, congrats!
>
> > Now that I work on a Mac, I'm not really in the market anymore, but if
> > I might offer a suggestion?
>
> > I want an editor with good syntax highlighting, color themes, and
> > snippet support, in that order. I don't see alternative color themes
> > mentioned anywhere on your website. It's just anecdotal, but I haven't
> > seen anyone use textmate with any of the "dark on light" themes, so
> > I've always found it puzzling that most Windows editors make you jump
> > through hoops, picking each and every individual color to get a decent
> > "light on dark" environment.
>
> > There are several editors on Windows that have decent syntax-
> > highlighting, but not a single one (that I found) that makes getting a
> > decent light-on-dark color theme going anywhere near as painless as
> > TextMate. So for me, *that* was the number 1 selling point. Maybe some
> > people consider that stupid, or just don't mind configuring the colors
> > individually, but from my perspective it seems a woefully
> > underserviced area in Windows editors, and someone is bound to make a
> > killing in the market _someday_ if they get that right. You just can't
> > differentiate on technical wins, you have to make the interface
> > something people don't mind staring at for 8+ hours a day.
>
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Definitely looks like you've done it right! I almost feel bad about
not using Windows now...almost. :)