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NEW: Predawn Shell
Does your command line need some love. Check out the predawn-shell repo for an iTerm, Terminal (special thanks to @danielbayley, and a Oh-My-ZSH prompt theme.



A dark interface and syntax theme for Sublime Text and Atom.

View a larger screenshot

All Options and Defaults

See images below for examples

// Panel Options
"predawn_findreplace_small": false,
"predawn_quick_panel_small": false,

// Sidebar Options
"predawn_sidebar_arrows": false,
"predawn_sidebar_folder_gray": false,
"predawn_sidebar_large": false,
"predawn_sidebar_medium": false,
"predawn_sidebar_narrow": false,
"predawn_sidebar_small": false,
"predawn_sidebar_xlarge": false,
"predawn_sidebar_xsmall": false,

// Tabs Options
"predawn_tabs_active_underline": false,
"predawn_tabs_large": false,
"predawn_tabs_medium": false,
"predawn_tabs_small": false

Atom Installation

Search for predawn in the Packages section of your Atom settings tab. Install both:

  1. predawn-ui
  2. predawn-syntax

Or from the command-line run:

apm install predawn-ui


apm install predawn-syntax

Also, you can view on the repo on at

Sublime Text Installation


For easy installation, install with Package Control.

  1. Cmd + Shift + P (OS X) Ctrl + Shift + P (Win/Linux)
  2. Type Package Control: Install Package
  3. Search predawn

Other Methods

You can clone the repo to your Packages folder. Just make sure the repo folder is named Predawn.

Of course, you can always install manually, too.

Activating the Theme

Note: File icons are only supported for DEV BUILDS 3062+.

Open your user settings file preferences.sublime-settings as shown below:

To activate the theme, add or replace your current theme settings with the code below.

  "theme": "predawn.sublime-theme",
  "color_scheme": "Packages/Predawn/predawn.tmTheme"


    "theme": "predawn-DEV.sublime-theme",
    "color_scheme": "Packages/Predawn/predawn.tmTheme"


Make sure to restart Sublime after installing and activating Predawn


Tabs Height

Active Tab Underline

Find & Replace Small Size

After enabling the smaller size, you'll need to drag the height of the Find/Replace panel up and down to adjust it to the new dimemension.

Sidebar Height

Sidebar Width


To enable Predawn for Markdown

First, open a markdown(.md) file, then navigate to Sublime Text > Preferences > Settings - More > Syntax Specific - User in the menu bar.

Add to your current settings or replace with the following:

	"color_scheme": "Packages/Predawn/predawn-markdown.tmTheme",
	"draw_centered": true, // Centers the column in the window
	"draw_indent_guides": false,
	"font_size": 15,
	"trim_trailing_white_space_on_save": false,
	"word_wrap": true,
	"wrap_width": 80  // Sets the # of characters per line

Interface and File Icons

The source files for the interface icons are located in the jamiewilson/predawn-icons.

Dock Icons

There are also some dock icons for you to choose from:

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