[Pharo-dev] Spotlight behaviour

Yuriy Tymchuk yuriy.tymchuk at me.com
Wed Nov 20 10:29:01 EST 2013


On 20 Nov 2013, at 15:45, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com> wrote:

> The problem with dark themes is that they require icons prepared for
> dark backgrounds. And not only in terms of alpha channels, but also in
> terms of contrast.
> 
> I like the dark theming of Adobe products, or the "gray" theming of
> video editing software.
> But I once read that it was made dark to give prominence to the
> subject of the editor, in this case pictures and videos.
> 
> Sublime Text and even Vim can afford this, because they're code pane
> centric editors.
> In our case, what should have the prominence? The code pane? the
> selectors in the browser?

I have no idea, but huge white pane kills my eyes :)

> 
> Anyhow, I like the fact Pharo looks better and better.
> I'd only want that no operation other than painting/event dispatching
> take place in the main (UI?) thread. :)
> 
> Regards,
> Esteban A. Maringolo
> 
> 
> 2013/11/20 Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at gmail.com>:
>> btw... my goal is to achieve this:
>> 
>> http://blog.jetbrains.com/blog/2013/06/11/inside-darcula-look-and-feel-an-interview-with-konstantin-bulenkov/
>> 
>> (as Phil suggested some time ago, in a thread which was the reason I started to try a dark theme).
>> 
>> Also... my intention is to contribute to clean a bit morphic by removing silly hardcode stuff and creating a separation betweek "skin" and "morph"... and more important, to easy the creation of new skins.
>> 
>> but I still do not find a design that satisfy me... we'll see.
>> 
>> Esteban
>> 
>> On Nov 20, 2013, at 3:18 PM, Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> ok... I will package it and made it available in the course of the day then.
>>> more hands means faster results :)
>>> 
>>> Esteban
>>> 
>>> On Nov 20, 2013, at 2:53 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 20 Nov 2013, at 14:42, Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> :)
>>>>> 
>>>>> <Screen Shot 2013-11-20 at 2.40.12 PM.png>
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm slowly working in a darktheme... problem is the INCREDIBLE amount of hardcode colors and silly code.
>>>>> So it will take some time until is ready (also because I work on it when I'm bored and not wanting to do what I should do... like today :P)
>>>> 
>>>> Hey, Esteban, that looks already quite impressive.
>>>> I am sure there are some people really anxious to try this and help.
>>>> Is this theme already available somewhere ?
>>>> 
>>>>> Esteban
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Nov 20, 2013, at 2:34 PM, kilon alios <kilon.alios at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> yes I can confirm that this work also on windoom 7. Indeed Sven your Pharo looks a bit more sexy than mine.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> the code you posted works also like a charm for me , thank you. Now If I could get also a dark theme working with pharo that would be awesome. All this white hurts my eyes. But I guess I will have to compromise for the time being :)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> thank you
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 2:58 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 20 Nov 2013, at 13:46, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Sven.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> What version are YOU using? Fonts and windows look so clean an sharp! :)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> ;-)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Yes they are.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Like I said, Pharo version #30582
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> defaultFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 12 height: 21
>>>>>> listFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 12 height: 21
>>>>>> menuFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 12 height: 21
>>>>>> windowTitleFont Source Sans Pro Bold points: 12 height: 21
>>>>>> balloonFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 9 height: 16
>>>>>> codeFont Source Code Pro Normal points: 11 height: 19
>>>>>> buttonFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 12 height: 21
>>>>>> haloFont Source Sans Pro Normal points: 9 height: 16
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Installed with a script from our local look and feel guru, Doru:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> #('SourceCodeProRegular' 'SourceCodeProBold' 'SourceSansProRegular' 'SourceSansProBold’)
>>>>>> do: [ :each |
>>>>>>  Smalltalk globals
>>>>>>    at: each asSymbol
>>>>>>    ifAbsent: [
>>>>>>      Gofer new
>>>>>>        smalltalkhubUser: 'girba' project: 'FreeFonts';
>>>>>>        package: each;
>>>>>>        load ].
>>>>>>  (Smalltalk at: each asSymbol) new install ].
>>>>>> FreeTypeSystemSettings loadFt2Library: true.
>>>>>> FreeTypeFontProvider current updateFromSystem.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> StandardFonts
>>>>>> setAllStandardFontsTo: (LogicalFont familyName: 'Source Sans Pro' pointSize: 12);
>>>>>> haloFont: (LogicalFont familyName: 'Source Sans Pro' pointSize: 9);
>>>>>> windowTitleFont: (LogicalFont familyName: 'Source Sans Pro Bold' pointSize: 12);
>>>>>> balloonFont: (LogicalFont familyName: 'Source Sans Pro' pointSize: 9);
>>>>>> codeFont: (LogicalFont familyName: 'Source Code Pro' pointSize: 11).
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> And then I finally make the window font bold, manually.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The screenshot was done on Mac OS X 10.9
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> HTH,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Sven
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Esteban A. Maringolo
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 2013/11/20 Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu>
>>>>>>> What version are you using ?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> In #30582 it does work:
>>>>>>> <Screen Shot 2013-11-20 at 13.34.46.png>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> You can always try typing a space after Object…
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Sven
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 20 Nov 2013, at 13:23, Yuriy Tymchuk <yuriy.tymchuk at me.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> HI,
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> do you know why search behaves like this? I was expecting Object to show up
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> <Screenshot 2013-11-20 13.20.40.png>
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>>> Uko
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
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