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Subject: Re: Syntax coloring for wm?
From: Asher <ashers...@gmail.com>
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I really like the idea of keeping the markup elements and just marking
them up and making it look pretty. =3D)
On Dec 3, 9:31=A0am, josip <broj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I do not intend to hide *, _ and other markup elements.
> On Mac side I like Bean editor most, but haven't seen many. Which one
> is the one like wm?
> On Dec 3, 6:10=A0pm, Chris Lott <ch...@chrislott.org> wrote:
> > I personally prefer that elements which reflect their formatting
> > literally still retain their markup as well-- so turning the *bold
> > text* bold is good, but hiding the * marks not so much.
> > I'm partially switching to Mac. In all honesty, the single program I
> > can't live without is WM. I've been browsing similar programs on the
> > Mac, and while some are OK (and at least one seems like a direct copy
> > of WM in many ways), none of them provide the whole package.
> > Have to admit that I like some of the Markdown shortcuts in other
> > programs though, such as Textmate. And, related, some of the features
> > in this little project:http://brettterpstra.com/markdown-quicktags-word=
> > really cool (link completion, etc).
> > c
> > On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 6:47 AM, samokhov <samok...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I think it's a splendid idea. Beautiful and very useful.
> > > As for coloring, I guess Jan's proposal is pretty well-balanced. You
> > > can just dim a bunch of masks that are out of the text flow.
> > > As a slightly extended version of that, you can add a few colors to
> > > the color schemes. E.g.: Normal text, Header,[ Heading,] Note and
> > > maybe Custom color 1 and Custom color 2 (for, you know, some custom
> > > masks). All in all, I don't think someone would need an awful lot of
> > > colors.
> > > Also, I agree with Jan on *bold* and _italics_. I mean, .txt is great
> > > for compatibility, but for readability some more WYSIWYG would be
> > > welcome.
> > > As for bold, italics, font size and maybe indent settings for jump
> > > masks -- I don't know if that should be bundled with a color scheme
> > > (like it is in IDEs) or whether it should go elsewhere and be valid
> > > across all color schemes. I guess the former should be fine. I don't
> > > think people really use more than two color schemes (I use one for
> > > bright-lit environments and another for dark ones). Unless they are
> > > procrastinating, in which case they're gonna welcome as much options
> > > as possible anyway :)
> > > On Dec 1, 7:06=A0pm, josip <broj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Just something to chew on ...
> > >>http://yfrog.com/45onu0jhttp://yfrog.com/htdab0j
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