Vin theme

Vin is a medium contrast theme that draws inspiration from vinyards and grapes. It comes in light and dark variants, while using a single 16-colour palette.

Packages or ports of it are available for Vim and Atom, as well as the Xfce4, RXVT-Unicode (urxvt), and XTERM terminal emulators.


Dark base

181A28 282A38 626442 6D8476

Light base

F0F2EA E0E2DA 727584 3F4D24

Accent values

A3415C 8D522D 487D14 5A5DA8
AC587A 7D851D 13865A 8858A5

Base values from left to right: background, background highlight, secondary text, primary text.

Vim themes

All Prot16 themes (including Vin) are available as a plugin for Vim. To install them, use your favourite plugin manager. With vim-plug:

Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim'

Then specify your choice in .vimrc. Use either the light or dark variant:

" the light variant
colorscheme vin_light

" or the dark variant
colorscheme vin_dark

Atom packages

Vin light available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install vin-syntax

Vin dark available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install vin-dark-syntax

Atom and Vim colour mapping




Primary: Class names, variables, functions, etc.
Secondary: Measurement units, strings, support functions, etc.
Tertiary: Cursor, support classes, etc.

Terminal emulators

For Vin, the following terminal emulators are supported thus far:

Below are the specs to copy-paste into a terminal that is not supported yet.

181A28 A3415C 487D14 7D851D 5A5DA8 AC587A 13865A E0E2DA 282A38 8D522D 3F4D24 626442 727584 8858A5 6D8476 F0F2EA

Terminal Base values (light theme)
Background: F0F2EA
Foreground: 3F4D24
Cursor: 3F4D24
Bold colour: 3F4D24

Terminal Base values (dark theme)
Background: 181A28
Foreground: 6D8476
Cursor: 6D8476
Bold colour: 6D8476

Palette specs

# Palette variables and values

dbg=181A28 # Dark background
dhl=282A38 # Dark background highlight
dt2=626442 # Dark background secondary text
dt1=6D8476 # Dark background primary text

lbg=F0F2EA # Light background
lhl=E0E2DA # Light background highlight
lt2=727584 # Light background secondary text
lt1=3F4D24 # Light background primary text

red=A3415C # Red variant
ora=8D522D # Orange variant
yel=7D851D # Yellow variant
gre=487D14 # Green variant

cya=13865A # Cyan variant
blu=5A5DA8 # Blue variant
vio=8858A5 # Violet variant
mag=AC587A # Magenta variant
# Terminal colour codes
# corresponding to the palette
# followed by termcol description

dbg=0      # black
red=1      # red
gre=2      # green
yel=3      # yellow
blu=4      # blue
mag=5      # magenta
cya=6      # cyan
lhl=7      # white
dhl=8      # brblack
ora=9      # brred
lt1=10     # brgreen
dt2=11     # bryellow
lt2=12     # brblue
vio=13     # brmagenta
dt1=14     # brcyan
lbg=15     # brwhite

Related projects

Note that this theme is part of the wider Prot16 collection. The Prot16 git repo includes all files (except the Atom packages) for each and every item.

Wish to contribute? Work can be done to port the themes to other applications. The program that handles the process is the Prot16 Generator (a bash script to build themes on demand or to work with other scripts in automating the process).

Application-specific Prot16 repositories:

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