Bug #82618 Control Caret Color and Width
Submitted: 18 Aug 2016 0:10 Modified: 3 Feb 2018 12:26
Reporter: Gaston Martinez Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Workbench Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:6.3 OS:Microsoft Windows
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: scintilla

[18 Aug 2016 0:10] Gaston Martinez
Description:
Feature request, be able to control the caret color and width in the code editor window so a dark background and hi-res monitors can be used.
The file code_editor.xml contains the Scintilla coloring schema and it also contains three settings that are actually messages sent to scintilla: usetabs, tabwidth, indentation. It would be nice to have a caret_fore setting and a caret_width setting where the foreground color and the width for the caret could be set.

How to repeat:
Not a bug, a feature request

Suggested fix:
Add the following code to the code_editor.cpp file at line 655:

else
  if (iterator->first == "caret_fore")
  {
    std::string value = iterator->second;
    Color color = Color::parse(value);
    int raw_color = (int)(255 * color.red) + ((int)(255 * color.green) << 8) + ((int)(255 * color.blue) << 16);
    _code_editor_impl->send_editor(this, SCI_SETCARETFORE, raw_color, 0);
  }
  else
    if (iterator->first == "caret_width")
    {
      int int_value = base::atoi<int>(iterator->second, 0);
      _code_editor_impl->send_editor(this, SCI_SETCARETWIDTH, int_value, 0);
    }
[3 Feb 2018 12:26] MySQL Verification Team
Hello Gaston Martinez,

Thank you for the feature request and patch.
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Thanks,
Umesh