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My color schemes #264467 03/12/18 11:00 AM
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The latest version of my color schemes for mIRC can be found in my last post at the end of this thread.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264468 03/12/18 11:02 AM
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For anyone who has avoided using some of these themes due to lack of contrast for selected text in the editbox or selected nicks in the nicklist, that should not be a deal-breaker.

The foreground/background colors for selected nicks, or selecting text in the editbox comes from the theme you defined in Windows' control-panel. This is also used for selected lines in menus or dialogs.

It's possible to edit just that 1 setting in windows without changing your entire theme. Or, you could tweak the mirc theme to choose editbox and listbox colors which contrast against the selection colors.

The way to change that setting will be different in different versions of windows. For Windows 7:

1. Open Control Panel
2. Choose Personalization
3. At the bottom of that area, click on "Window Color", which opens a dialog "Window Color and Appearance".
4. If you current theme is currently "unsaved theme", you'll either want to save the current theme to another name so you can return to it, or write down the current RGB colors before you change them.
5. In the 'item' dropdown, choose 'Selected Items'.
6. For now, let's avoid changing the font or the size, and notice the 2 squares labeled 'Color'. The top square is the background color and the bottom square is the text color. These control the text and background color for these selected items both here in mIRC and pretty much all Windows Apps.
7. You'll want to choose a background color that contrasts well against the foreground color you choose, but also contrasts well against the foreground/background colors you choose in the Alt+K dialog for the foreground/background colors in Editbox and Listbox.
8. When you click on either Color square, it opens a window showing a grid of 20 colors to choose from. If you don't like any of those shades, you can click 'Other' where you can create any RGB shade you wish.
9. When you click 'ok' or 'apply' the color setting is changed. It will then change your theme to be 'unsaved theme'. If you like it, you should click 'save theme' to give it a name. If you don't like this change, you could keep trying other color shades or just go back to your existing Control Panel Colors Theme prior to this change.

Re: My color schemes [Re: maroon] #264490 06/12/18 09:07 PM
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It's not Wad's palette' standard anymore but "Wad's BlackGr2" is a little more readable IMO, the gray is a lighter.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264496 09/12/18 02:17 AM
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Adjusted the first blue on few shemes, added Dark background version of Monokai on all the Monokai schemes.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264517 10/12/18 02:39 PM
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A screen shot would be nice. That way we could see the theme without installing it first.


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Re: My color schemes [Re: Maelish] #264518 10/12/18 06:17 PM
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https://imgur.com/a/cHKyLCn

Few may look the same but the palettes are slightly different.

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Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264519 10/12/18 06:49 PM
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Would that be more convenient?


/writeini mirc.ini colors n1 HexChat Black,1,6,4,7,11,3,3,3,3,3,3,15,7,8,6,15,3,11,3,7,15,1,15,1,15,14,6,1,1,15
/writeini mirc.ini palettes n1 13553358,0,13369344,52225,220,170,12255418,43775,2350575,5561907,13356032,16772659,16646144,15606509,7829367,10066329


Or build a dialog? It would be good!
Easy to add to mirc

Re: My color schemes [Re: Candent] #264520 10/12/18 07:02 PM
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Are you asking me? I don't care about that at all or how people do it, I'm just having fun with colors, I barely use or used mIRC in the last 7-8 years anyway. It takes 2 seconds to copy all that and paste it in mirc.ini, this is all extra.

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Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264582 16/12/18 06:07 PM
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Added Zenburn, Zenburn2, Zenburn2Dark and ZenburnDark based on this one: https://github.com/tokoyami/config-files/blob/master/mirc/zenburn.ini

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264587 17/12/18 03:41 AM
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Most of the screenshots are here: https://imgur.com/a/cHKyLCn, I still have to add the last five (Dracula and Zenburn).

If you want to see any of these themes I can try to make them for mIRC: https://tmtheme-editor.herokuapp.com/

I may also add these ones next: https://github.com/ayu-theme/ayu-colors#colors

Added Dracula theme from the original palettes https://draculatheme.com/

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264622 21/12/18 09:11 AM
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Most of the screenshots are here: https://imgur.com/a/cHKyLCn, I still have to add the last five (Dracula and Zenburn).

If you want to see any of these themes I can try to make them for mIRC: https://tmtheme-editor.herokuapp.com/

I may also add these ones next: https://github.com/ayu-theme/ayu-colors#colors

Added Dracula theme from the original palettes https://draculatheme.com/:


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Just a reminder, the HexChat schemes are "temporary", only the palettes and their color order were imported, I don't have much time to play with them at the moment and HexChat seems to have 16 colors + background (please correct me if I'm wrong here) which makes mIRC hard to copy the same themes.


I had to modify few colors that I missed.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264769 10/01/19 09:25 PM
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Most of the screenshots are here: https://imgur.com/a/cHKyLCn, I still have to add the last five (Dracula and Zenburn).

If you want to see any of these themes I can try to make them for mIRC: https://tmtheme-editor.herokuapp.com/

I may also add these ones next: https://github.com/ayu-theme/ayu-colors#colors

Added Dracula theme from the original palettes https://draculatheme.com/:


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Just a reminder, the HexChat schemes are "temporary", only the palettes and their color order were imported, I don't have much time to play with them at the moment and HexChat seems to have 16 colors + background (please correct me if I'm wrong here) which makes mIRC hard to copy the same themes.


Not sure I modified anything else but Tempesta and Tempesta2 background is 2 points lower again, now 24,24,24 (identical to the Zenburn Darker themes), more readable this way.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264840 16/01/19 05:21 PM
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Added Intern and Intern2 (darker background), based on https://github.com/drzel/intern-hexchat-theme

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #264993 08/02/19 11:20 PM
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Added all Monokai in Darker colors, SolarizedBlack and SolarizedDarker.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #265008 14/02/19 05:30 AM
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Sorry guys, can't get enough of background darkness so I made a version of all the extra ones with the black background. Enjoy.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #265026 17/02/19 11:22 PM
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Added four schemes based on Lincon http://mc0de.github.io/lincon-hexchat-theme/

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #265032 18/02/19 04:37 PM
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Hey eahm!

Would you consider managing your color schemes by creating a repository for it, over at https://www.mircscripts.nl?


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Re: My color schemes [Re: kap] #265034 18/02/19 06:56 PM
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No. At least not right now, you can copy it over if you want but this is all time wasting bs to me.
I started with 3-4 of them just because I got tired I couldn't find anything else other than .mts themes online and schemes are just so easy to make. I don't even create a pastebin account with the same link because I don't care to manage that account. Khaled could give the permission to modify the first post or cleaning is just a small price to pay.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #265094 04/03/19 09:48 PM
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Some updates in the Tempesta and the official Placid Hues, made a n2 on that one with a more readable yellow.

Re: My color schemes [Re: eahm] #265112 09/03/19 09:13 AM
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Added Zenburn with white and light gray color for Normal and Own text.

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