mcchrish/zenbones.nvim

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2021-08-20

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packer

require('packer').startup(function()
  use 'mcchrish/zenbones.nvim'
end)

paq

require "paq" { 
  'mcchrish/zenbones.nvim'
}

Zenflesh, Zenbones

Zenbones is a vim/neovim colorscheme designed to highlight code using contrasts and font variations. Colors are tasked only for other roles such as diagnostics, diffs, search matches.

Zenbones main image

  • Neovim with true colors support i.e. set termguicolors. Vim works but only in compatibility mode.
  • Font with bold and italic
  • Terminal or GUI with bold and italic support

Installation

Example installation using packer:

use {
    "mcchrish/zenbones.nvim",
    -- Optionally install Lush. Allows for more configuration or extending the colorscheme
    requires = "rktjmp/lush.nvim"
    -- If you don't want to install lush, make sure to set g:zenbones_compat = 1
}

Usage

Just apply the colorscheme as usual:

colorscheme zenbones " light
colorscheme zenflesh " dark

colorscheme zenwritten " Zero hue and saturation version
colorscheme neobones " https://neovim.io flavor
colorscheme rosebones " Rosé Pine flavor - https://rosepinetheme.com
colorscheme forestbones " Everforest flavor - https://github.com/sainnhe/everforest
colorscheme nordbones " Nord flavor - https://www.nordtheme.com/docs/colors-and-palettes
colorscheme tokyobones " Tokyo Night flavor - https://github.com/enkia/tokyo-night-vscode-theme#color-palette

Configuration and other documentations

See documentations or :help zenbones.txt.

Showcase

Zenbones Zenflesh
diff diff
diagnostics diagnostics
'bright' default 'dim'
Bright lightness Default lightness Dim lightness
'stark' default 'warm'
Stark darkness Default darkness Warm darkness

See more showcase from the other flavors here.

Other plugins support

Aside from LSP and basic Tree-sitter support, here are some plugins that are currently supported.

Other implementations

It's also possible to generate any color configuration files using a template, this one for Kitty for example. Please feel free to submit a PR if you want to add some more.

Inspirations

Zenbones is heavily inspired by Verdandi and vim-yin-yang. The name came from a book called Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.

There are more similar colorschemes with few colors from this collection.