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Old 06-25-2019, 10:23 PM   #1
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Highlights-Dark icon theme for Calibre

I've used the Highlights theme, designed by Nicolas F, for a while now. I tend to use dark themes on my machine, however, and the icons are not very visible with a dark UI.

So I went in and created a version of the Highlights icons for dark themes (mainly replacing dark gray with light gray). After consulting with Kovid and Nicolas, I want to make this variant available for everyone.

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Since these icons are derivatives of the Highlights set, I imaging they fall under the same license terms: Google icons are under the CC BY 4.0 license and Austin Andrews icons are under the SIL Open Font License 1.1

Enjoy!

Edit 7/26/2019 - The packaged version of this icon theme uses the gray icon for news, you can still replace it with the blue one from the main Highlights icon theme thread:
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Last edited by wishingstar; 07-26-2019 at 04:57 PM. Reason: added note/link for blue vs gray news icon
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Old 06-26-2019, 12:34 AM   #2
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If you want the theme to be downloadable in calibre, run the Create icon theme in Preferences->Miscellaneous and upload the result.
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Old 06-26-2019, 03:40 AM   #3
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Done, the attachment is now changed to the one produced by Calibre itself
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Old 06-26-2019, 05:56 AM   #4
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Thanks, it is now available from inside calibre.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:02 AM   #5
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I'm a bit too late to answer your question, but glad to see you managed to do it
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Old 06-27-2019, 02:35 PM   #6
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Thank you both! I hope people enjoy the small QoL upgrade this does for dark theme users
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This is nice! If Calibre ever works with macOS' dark mode I'll definitely use this.
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This is nice! If Calibre ever works with macOS' dark mode I'll definitely use this.
Glad to see some interest in this. Just FYI, this uses the light gray icon for news, you can still replace it with the blue one from the main Highlights icon theme thread. I'll add a note to the main post.
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This theme is lovely, I needed a dark mode compatible theme. Thanks!
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