[Geany-Devel] Colour scheme woes

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Sun Mar 22 02:47:56 UTC 2020

On Sun, 22 Mar 2020 at 11:31, Austin Green <austin.green at orcon.net.nz> wrote:
> I'm trying to create a new Geany colour scheme, with only partial success.
> I'm calling it Slick; I've created a slick.conf file, copied from the default.conf,

Neither grep nor I can find a file called default.conf??????

> and made some changes.  Some of them work, and some are ignored.  In particular, I want to change the colour of function names, so have this:
> [named_styles]
> ...
> function=#0F0;#00F;true;true
> ...
> (I set those colours so that it will be very obvious when it works!)
> After copying the file to the relevant place and changing the scheme to Slick, function names remain obstinately black.

Does the lexer for whatever filetype the file is (you didn't say what
type AFAICT) distinguish function names as a separate style (for eg C
and C++ do not)?

> The documentation doesn't say (anywhere I can see) in which order the multiple .conf files are processed, or which overrides what.

Nothing in the default .confs overrides anything else.


> Grateful for your suggestions.
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