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Re: SQL Syntax Highlight Configuration

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: Maga Abdurakhmanov <maqdev(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SQL Syntax Highlight Configuration
Date: 2010-02-08 21:37:45
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I object.

The correct solution here is to use the colour configured in the
OS/window manager.

When that is done, we'll also need a way to allow the user to
configure the syntax highlighting colours so they don't clash.

On 2/8/10, Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> Hi Maga,
> Le 07/02/2010 02:43, Maga Abdurakhmanov a écrit :
>> [...]
>> I'm tired to see always white background of SQL editor, while background
>> color on my system has another color and is not so bright.
>> So I implemented feature to allow custom configuration for SQL syntax
>> highlight, default background and foreground colors.
>> I hope you like it. See an attached patch and screenshot with options
>> shown.
>> I've tested it on Windows Vista, hope it works on other platforms too.
> I like it. Seems good to me. Works on Linux. I'm less sure for Mac OS X.
> Anyways, the UI needs some more work:
>  * if "Use system background color" is checked, the associated
>    wxColourPickerCtrl widgets should be disabled
>  * the same for "Use system foreground color"
>  * "Element colour x" doesn't mean anything to our users, the text
>    should be replaced with a better text (for example "SQL words",
>    "Text literals", or something better)
> When this is fixed, it'll be applied to the SVN (unless anyone objects).
> Thanks for working on this.
> --
> Guillaume.
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