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Color Schemes


A modified version of the popular Spacegray theme for those who prefer it dark.

Spaceblack with Spaceblack.tmTheme


Spaceblack with Spaceblack-alt.tmTheme


Spaceblack with Spaceblack-Monokai.tmTheme


The font used in the screenshots is Source Code Pro.


Via Package Control

The easiest way to install is using Sublime Package Control, where Spaceblack is listed as Theme - Spaceblack.

  1. Open Command Palette using menu item Tools -> Command Palette... (P on Mac)
  2. Choose Package Control: Install Package
  3. Find Theme - Spaceblack and hit Enter


You can also install the theme manually:

  1. Download the .zip
  2. Unzip and rename the folder to Theme - Spaceblack
  3. Copy the folder into Packages directory, which you can find using the menu item Sublime Text -> Preferences -> Browse Packages...


You can activate the theme and colour scheme by modifying your Preferences-User file which you can find by using the menu item Sublime Text -> Preferences -> Settings - User (, on Mac).

Settings for Spaceblack with default colour scheme

  "theme": "Spaceblack.sublime-theme",
  "color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - Spaceblack/Color Schemes/Spaceblack.tmTheme"

Settings for Spaceblack with the alternate colour scheme

  "theme": "Spaceblack.sublime-theme",
  "color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - Spaceblack/Color Schemes/Spaceblack-alt.tmTheme"

Settings for Spaceblack with Monokai colour scheme

  "theme": "Spaceblack.sublime-theme",
  "color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - Spaceblack/Color Schemes/Spaceblack-Monokai.tmTheme"

User Settings

Use the following (optional) settings to modify aspects of the theme. Per element, copy and paste one of the following lines into your user preferences file.

Tab labels font size

"spaceblack_tabs_font_small": true
"spaceblack_tabs_font_normal": true
"spaceblack_tabs_font_large": true
"spaceblack_tabs_font_xlarge": true

Tab size

Tab height:

"spaceblack_tabs_small": true
"spaceblack_tabs_normal": true
"spaceblack_tabs_large": true
"spaceblack_tabs_xlarge": true
"spaceblack_tabs_xxlarge": true

Tab width:

"spaceblack_tabs_auto_width": true

Sidebar label font size

"spaceblack_sidebar_font_small": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_font_normal": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_font_large": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_font_xlarge": true

####Sidebar tree row height

"spaceblack_sidebar_tree_small": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_tree_normal": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_tree_large": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_tree_xlarge": true
"spaceblack_sidebar_tree_xxlarge": true

Hide tab navigation icons

"enable_tab_scrolling": false

###Extras ####Spaceblack is now available for Alfred Download: Spaceblack Alfred 1.0



  • Simon-Claudius Wystrach (GitHub | Twitter)

    • Owns the repo since August 5th, 2015
    • Created the Spaceblack-alt.tmTheme
    • Added changes/improvements to Spaceblack.sublime-theme, Spaceblack.tmTheme and Spaceblack-Monokai.tmTheme
    • Restored user configuration options and added XXL variants
    • Created Spaceblack for Alfred
    • Updated documentation
  • Saad Quadri (GitHub | Twitter)

    • Initiated the project
    • Owned the repo until August 5th, 2015
    • Created Spaceblack.sublime-theme, Spaceblack-alt.tmTheme and Spaceblack-Monokai.tmTheme
  • Tomek Wójcik (GitHub)

    • Imported Spacegray icons


Spaceblack is based on the magnificent Spacegray by kkga.

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