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Use your favorite VSCode theme on iTerm2

Abinav Seelan
・1 min read

Ever had to scour the web to find an iTerm2 theme to match your VSCode theme, to keep your development environment in the same palette?

Introducing "ditto", a small CLI to convert any installed
VSCode theme(s) to importable iTerm2 Color Scheme(s). 🎨😌

The CLI is open-sourced on Github!

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A CLI tool to convert your VSCode theme to an iTerm2 theme. 🎨

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ditto

A CLI tool to convert your VSCode theme to an iTerm2 theme. 🎨

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Usage

System requirements

  • NodeJS 10+. The tool does work with NodeJS 8.x, but we do not officially support it.

Tested on macOS, Linux and Windows (via Windows Terminal)

Running / Installation

We recommend using npx to run the CLI:-

npx @campvanilla/ditto-cli
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Or, alternatively, install it globally via npm and then run:-

$ npm install -g @campvanilla/ditto-cli
$ ditto-cli
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Setting in iTerm2

Once an iterm color scheme file is generated, Cmd + Click on the file name (with extension as *.itermcolors) in iTerm2 to automatically import the preset into iTerm & then select the theme from preferences (Cmd + i β†’ Colors tab β†’ Color Presets β†’ Select the generated color preset).

Custom Options

CLI Argument Optional Description Default Value
--extensions-dir yes To specify the folder containing your VSCode extensions you've configured VSCode to
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Here's a quick preview on how this works,

Would love to hear feedback on this. πŸ™‚

Discussion (3)

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Kyriakos Michael

Thank GOD!

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Marian

Nice, will try it tonight and let you know!

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Ahmed Hassanein

Nice!