hard-coded highlight color (was: Width of find/replace dialog in KWrite/Kate)

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 18 22:16:54 BST 2008

Chani wrote:
> On May 30, 2008 22:34:10 Stefan Monov wrote:
>> On Saturday 31 May 2008 03:16:56 Andy Goossens wrote:
>>> * "highlight all": this looks so useful to me that I wonder why there
>>> even is an option for it. Enable it by default and remove the option.
>>> gedit and IntelliJ IDEA do it by default.
>> I had never used this one, tried it now and it does seem useful, and not
>> immediately irritating, but I could easily see it distracting some people.
> if only it wasn't hardcoded yellow...
> I'm using a theme that happens to have a lot of yellow text in kate, which 
> chages this from irritating to unreadable.
> (yes, I probably should have reported this. bad Chani.)

As you say, AFAIK it's currently hard-coded. TRTTD I think is to make it 
configurable along with the rest of kate's colors. Have you filed a bug 
and/or reported this to kwrite-devel yet?

(kdevelop has the same problem highlighting symbols; not sure if that's 
the same mechanism.)

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