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I know how to find new color schemes and alter them slightly to fit my liking. And I can make them slightly similar to the defaults.

What I want to do, however, is change one of the defaults slightly. To do that, I need the xml files of that scheme or some documentation on how to write a gedit color scheme.

Can someone point me to either the default scheme xmls or the documentation about them?

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The widget used by gedit is GtkSourceView. There is documentation on the GNOME wiki for how to create style schemes, including where the files are located.

  • I can't find anything in the documentation relevant to how to create a gedit color scheme. – SarcasticSully Nov 15 '17 at 17:32
  • The page I linked to in the answer is exactly what you're looking for. GtkSourceView is the widget used by gedit. – dobey Nov 15 '17 at 17:34
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I found them in this location in Ubuntu 16.04:

/usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles

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