cobalt2 - a theme for Sublime Text

Update: November 2014 - these theme has received a major UI upgrade for new Sublime Features and editor tweaks.

I love text editor colour schemes. I've tried dozens of them over the years but always found myself coming back to trusty old cobalt. I liked this theme quite a but but I didn't love it. So, over the years I've tweaked and tuned cobalt into a theme that I am very happy with. Its easy on the eyes, works well across many languages and takes note of those little UI elements like the caret, searches and bracket matching.

I have had quite a few friends use my theme and they seem to be sticking with it. So, I've decided to release it to the masses. To download it, head on over to the github repo. As always, would love to hear any feedback you may have :)

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#cobalt2 A Sublime Text theme based on our old blue friend cobalt.

A refined colour scheme that is easy on the eyes and takes small UI elements into account. Includes full sublime theme (sidebar, search, tabs, etc...) as well as support for SublimeLinter, git diffing and a growing number of plugins.

See below for examples. Read more at http://wesbos.com/cobalt2-theme-sublime-text-2/

Installation

With Package Control

  • Open package control tools → Command Palette and type Install Package

  • Search for Cobalt2 and hit enter

  • Lastly, open Preferences → Settings - User. Add the following two lines:

"color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - Cobalt2/cobalt2.tmTheme",
"theme": "Cobalt2.sublime-theme",

If these are the last two lines of your settings file, make sure to omit the trailing ,

Screenshots

Sidebar Icons

Dirty Tab and Selected Tab

Indentation Guides — Guide, Stacked Guide and Active Guide

Use "indent_guide_options": ["draw_normal", "draw_active"] for this

GitGutter Support

Autocomplete

Command Palette

GoTo Anything

Tabs, Spaces and Comments

Folding Lines

Searches

Highlighted Line

JavaScript

CSS

PHP

Ruby

Python

Markdown

Contributing

While cobalt2 covers all languages, I write mostly JavaScript and CSS so I welcome any additions for other languages.

Thanks

Some icons from Soda Theme by Ian Hill

Kyle Knight for pushing cobalt2 past the code screen and styling the entire editor.

Seti UI Atom theme for the sidebar icons

Official Colours

Yellow: #ffc600 Blue: #193549 Dusty Blue 35434d Dark Blue: #15232D

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Cobalt2 Theme for iTerm https://github.com/wesbos/Cobalt2-iterm

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