Neon Color Scheme
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- Win 24K
- Mac 11K
- Linux 10K
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Neon Color Scheme
Just for clarity's sake: Neon is an original work and wasn't based on any other color scheme. If you search Package Control for
neon you'll find some other, similarly-named color schemes which are not based on this project. Use them if you want – I particularly like the Dark Neon Color Scheme, and might borrow some of the colors – and if you want to fork this project and make your own derivative, go for it! I use the MIT License for a reason.
Neon's main goal is to make as many languages as possible look as good as possible. That being said, there are some language/markup/framework-specific scopes and sections that you might be interested in:
- Android Debug Bridge/logcat
- C/C++/C Improved
- CSS/SASS/SCSS - specifically, the
Syntax Highlighting for SASSpackage
Find In Files
- Git Gutter
- Mediawiker wiki markup
- PHP/Laravel Blade
- Regular Expressions
- Shell Scripts/ShellScriptImproved
- Table of Contents/Task Tags
For major changes, I'll test most if not all of the above languages, as well as Makefile, Lua, and Perl, with maybe some others thrown in for fun. When I say “as many languages as possible” I mean it!
If you have a particular language or plugin you'd like Neon to support, just open an issue and I'll see what I can do.
There are a bunch of scopes in here that are only found in my
Python Improved language definition package — IPython
Out statements, Django-specific highlighting (adapted from
Djaneiro), a bunch of improvements from @facelessuser's
Better Python and @petervaro's Python 3 package, along with various enhancements, extensions, and bug fixes of my own and contributed by others. If you work with Python, I'd highly recommend getting it.
What Font is That?
Cousine while browsing Google Fonts one day and absolutely love it.
Cousine was designed by Steve Matteson as an innovative, refreshing sans serif design that is metrically compatible with Courier New™. Cousine offers improved on-screen readability characteristics and the pan-European WGL character set and solves the needs of developers looking for width-compatible fonts to address document portability across platforms.
It's one of the first things I install when setting up a new workstation or VM, and it used to be my go-to monospace font for web design and programming.
For a while now, I've been using
Liberation Mono, part of the Liberation font family. It's almost an exact duplicate of Cousine (with a few minor differences), and has the advantage of being available for Fedora (out of the box) and RHEL/CentOS as
liberation-fonts, and as
ttf-liberation for Debian and Ubuntu (my current distro of choice).
Installation for Sublime Text
The easiest method is through Package Control, which now comes with Sublime Text. Open the Command Palette with CtrlShiftP (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ShiftP (macOS) and type ***
pci*** to bring up
Package Control: Install. Hit Enter, type in
Neon Color Scheme should show up. Select it, then activate the theme by choosing the
Preferences -> Select Color Scheme… -> Neon menu option. Alternatively, paste the following line in
Preferences -> Settings, right-side pane):
"color_scheme": "Packages/Neon Color Scheme/Neon.sublime-color-scheme"
If you were using the old pre-3.0 version of Neon, the file name was
Neon.tmTheme. I switched to the
.sublime-color-scheme format both because JSON is far easier to work with than XML, and there are some cool new features in Sublime Text 4 that don't work with
Due to the switch to the
.sublime-color-scheme format, TextMate is no longer supported.
If you have questions, concerns, or suggested improvements, I'd love to hear from you! Feel free to open an issue or send a pull request and I'll get back to you as soon as I can. You can also ping me on the Twitters @MattDMo, or catch me on the Sublime Discord server.
© 2013-2021 Matt Morrison firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is free software. It is licensed under the MIT License. Feel free to use this in your own work. However, if you modify and/or redistribute it, please attribute me in some way, and it would be great if you distribute your work under this or a similar license, but it's not required. A shout-out or a beer would be appreciated.